House OKs Kraft-Tharp’s Red Tape Relief for Business

January 23, 2018

(Jan. 23) – Colorado took an important step today toward removing red tape for business when the House gave voice-vote approval to Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp’s bipartisan bill to take the headache out of the calculation of sales taxes in Colorado. In Colorado, the same product is subject to approximately 700 different local sales tax rates,

House Dems Mark 45th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 22, 2018

(Jan. 22) – House Democrats today marked the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that granted American women the right to a safe and legal abortion. “We hold to the fundamental principle that women should control their own bodies and that government should not interfere with the medical decisions made

Legislature Approves Bill to Expand Nursing Pool

January 16, 2018

(Jan. 16) – The Colorado House of Representatives approved its first bill of the 2018 session today — Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp’s legislation to expand the nursing pool in Colorado and allow Colorado nurses to maintain their multistate practicing licenses. “Health care does not stop at state lines and we need to ensure our nursing staff

Dems Unveil First 5 Bills

January 10, 2018

(Jan. 10) – Providing a glimpse of some of their priorities for 2018, House Democrats made work-life balance, rural education, the opioid epidemic and college education credits the topics of the first bills to be introduced in the House of Representatives in the new legislative session. “A major goal this session is to create more