GOP Kills Another Jobs Bill

March 1, 2012

March 1, 2012 (Denver) –Republicans put party politics over good policy again today when they voted to kill a bill in the State, Veterans & Military Affairs committee that  would have connected Colorado veterans to jobs. Rep. Joe Miklosi’s bill would have allowed veterans to check a box allowing the Department of Labor to share contact

Proposal to Help Take Big Money out of Campaigns Dies

February 29, 2012

February 29, 2012 (Denver) –Rep. Pete Lee’s bill to encourage more Coloradans to run for office and help curb the influence of special interests in elections was killed in the State, Military & Veterans Affairs committee today. HB12-1235, sponsored by Rep. Lee (D-Colorado Springs), would have created a campaign contribution fund that would have helped finance

Bill to Save Schools Money Killed by GOP in Committee

February 29, 2012

February 29, 2012 (Denver) –Rep. Andy Kerr’s bill save schools money by encouraging energy efficient standards in schools failed in the State, Veteran & Military Affairs committee today on a party-line vote. HB12-1235, sponsored by Rep. A. Kerr (D-Lakewood), would have given numerous options for school districts to align with energy efficient standards when building new