House Passes Bipartisan Transportation Accord

May 8, 2018

(May 8) – The House of Representatives voted today for what may go down as the centerpiece achievement of the 2018 legislative session — a multiyear Colorado transportation plan to relieve traffic congestion and support our state’s economic prosperity without jeopardizing education funding. After session-long discussions, a bipartisan agreement was struck this week by Speaker

Bipartisan Accord on Transportation

May 8, 2018

(May 7) – The House of Representatives gave its preliminary assent tonight to an amended bill to achieve one of the key goals of the 2018 legislative session — a multiyear Colorado transportation plan that will relieve traffic congestion and support our state’s economic prosperity without jeopardizing education funding.  Speaker Crisanta Duran and the Senate president, Kevin

Dems Put Bonds Back Into Transportation Bill

May 3, 2018

(May 3) – With a substantial Democratic rewrite that restores a responsible level of bonding to the equation, the House Transportation & Energy Committee voted today to advance the Senate version of a bill to dramatically increase Colorado’s transportation funding. “We’re making a commitment to invest heavily in upgrading our overburdened transportation systems to reduce

‘A Balanced Approach’ on Transportation Funding

April 9, 2018

(April 9) – Speaker Crisanta Duran and the chairwoman of the House Transportation & Energy Committee today reiterated their reservations about SB18-001, a proposed state spending spree on roads. “I welcome our dialogue on transportation solutions, one of several critical funding issues for Colorado,” Speaker Duran said. “We have a budget package that commits nearly