‘We’re Talking About Impacts to Real Coloradans’

October 3, 2017

(Oct. 3) – The Democratic leadership of the House of Representatives expressed frustration today after a committee in the Republican-controlled Senate voted down the bill that prompted Gov. John Hickenlooper to call the first special session of the legislature since 2012. “We presented a constitutionally sound measure to fix a mistake that will impact Coloradans

Special Session Bill Clears 2nd Legislative Hurdle

October 2, 2017

(Oct. 2) – The House gave preliminary approval this afternoon to the bill that prompted Gov. John Hickenlooper to call a special session of the state legislature. HB17B-1001 corrects what all parties agree was a drafting error in SB17-267, a bipartisan bill passed during the 2017 regular session that protected against more than half a

Duran: ‘This Glitch Is Hurting Real People’

September 22, 2017

(Sept. 22) — In a statement today, Speaker Crisanta Duran emphasized the human impact of the special districts revenue error that triggered Gov. John Hickenlooper’s call for a special session of the legislature, and called on legislators to come together to fix the unintended omission. Here is Speaker Duran’s statement: “All the grumbling and finger-pointing