House Dems Continue Rollout of 2012 Jobs Agenda

January 8, 2012

Dems announce ‘Skills for Jobs’ Act to help Coloradans find jobs that match their skills January 8, 2012 (Denver) – House Democrats continued rolling out their 2012 jobs agenda today with a bill that will make it easier for private industry and the state’s educational institutions to work together to connect Coloradans to good jobs.

Committee Assignments Shift for 12 House Democrats

December 28, 2011

December 28, 2011 (Denver) – In preparation for the legislative session beginning Jan. 11, House Democratic Leader Mark Ferrandino adjusted his lineup today, changing committee assignments for 12 of the 32 members of the House Democratic caucus. Here are the changes, conveyed in a letter to House Speaker Frank McNulty: ·        Rep.

Ferrandino: New Budget Forecast is an Encouraging Sign

December 20, 2011

December 20, 2011 (Denver)– House Democrats welcomed today’s improved state revenue forecast, and their representative on the Joint Budget Committee said a chunk of the money should be used to mend proposed cuts to K-12 and higher education. Releasing its latest quarterly forecast today, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office estimated the state government’s revenues would increase