(Jan. 25) – Legislators stood with generals today as the House observed Military Appreciation Day, recognizing the contributions of our veterans and active servicemen and women. Rep. Su Ryden (D-Aurora) was the principal organizer of Military Appreciation Day, which this year included the passage of resolutions proclaiming Military, Veterans and MIA/POW Appreciation Day; observing the
(Jan. 24) – Rep. Steve Lebsock (D-Thornton) cleared his first hurdle as a state legislator today when the House Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee advanced his bill to close a loophole in home mortgage loan modifications. Rep. Lebsock explained that in cases where mortgages are sold while they are in the process
(Jan. 23) – Two bills with bipartisan sponsorship sailed unanimously through the House Finance Committee this afternoon. HB13-1024, by freshmen Reps. Jovan Melton (D-Aurora) and Dan Nordberg (R-Colorado Springs), clarifies that charitable grants made by the Colorado Military Family Relief Fund are not subject to income tax. “It was the first vote on my first
(Jan. 17) – The centerpiece of the House Democrats’ jobs and economic development package took its first step forward in the legislature today when HB13-1001, the Advanced Industries Accelerator Act, was approved by the House Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee on an 8-3 vote. The bill, with the bipartisan cosponsorship of Reps.