Now Sworn In, Rep. Singer Joins Economics Committee

January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Jonathan Singer was sworn in today, formally becoming the newest member of the state House of Representatives. Rep. Singer (D-Longmont) took the oath this morning before state Supreme Court Justice Nancy Rice and the assembled House. The House Democratic leader, Rep. Mark Ferrandino, immediately assigned Rep. Singer to the Economic

Young’s First Bill Wins Committee Approval

January 26, 2012

January 26, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Dave Young’s bill to waive the $15 fee Colorado’s military veterans must pay to have their status imprinted on their driver’s licenses or state ID cards was approved today. The House’s State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee voted 6-3 to send the measure to the Appropriations Committee. The bill takes

Education Committee Endorses Skills for Jobs Act

January 25, 2012

January 25, 2012 (Denver) – A key component of the House Democrats’ 2012 jobs package passed its first legislative test today when Rep. Daniel Kagan’s Skills for Jobs Act was approved unanimously by the House Education Committee. The bill, HB12-1061, directs the state Department of Higher Education to work with the state Department of Labor and