February 21, 2012 (Denver) –Rep. Dan Pabon’s bill that would have prevented employers from discriminating against the unemployed in job opening advertising was killed by Republicans today in the House Economic and Business Development Committee. HB12-1134 is a bill based on a 2011 New Jersey law that was overwhelmingly passed by the legislature and signed into
February 21, 2012 (Denver) –Rep. Daniel Kagan’s bill to ban the use of BPA in the making of baby products failed today in the Economic and Business Development Committee. HB12-1174 would have banned the sale of baby bottles and pacifiers made with Bisphenol A in Colorado. Eleven other states have signed a ban similar into law.
February 20, 2012 (Denver) –Rep. Angela Williams’ bill to make homeowners associations more transparent for homeowners was passed unanimously today by the House Local Government Committee. HB12-1237 would clarify language in current statutes pertaining to homeowners associations by properly defining what records are public to homeowners and requiring HOAs to provide those records when a homeowner
February 17, 2012 (Denver) –In a stark display of partisanship, House Republicans today killed two Democratic-sponsored bills that received bipartisan support earlier in session. HB12-1035, sponsored by Rep. Dave Young (D-Greeley), would have eliminated the $15 fee to add a military identifier on an applicant’s driver’s license. The bill was recommended by the bipartisan Transportation Legislation