House Democrats Defend Education

September 14, 2012

TLRC Rejects GOP Move to Monkey with Funding Formula September 14, 2012 (Denver) – House Democrats today rejected accusations that their vote against a bill to adjust the funding formula for highway construction in Colorado was somehow designed to shortchange our transportation system. Rep. Max Tyler (D-Lakewood) received unanimous support from the Transportation Legislation Review Committee

Levy Leads on North Fork Wildfire Commission

September 5, 2012

September 5, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Claire Levy (D-Boulder) took the initiative today to reduce the threat of wildfire in Colorado, advancing a package of proposals to be considered by the Lower North Fork Wildfire Commission. Of eight bill concepts approved for drafting today by the panel, three were Rep. Levy’s: ·        Doubling,

Tyler Pushes CDOT to Get Moving on Construction

August 21, 2012

August 21, 2012  (Denver) – Rep. Max Tyler (D-Lakewood) received the Transportation Legislation Review Committee’s preliminary support today for finding ways to work with the Colorado Department of Transportation to speed up the process of turning its project designs into reality. “The Department of Transportation has got $1 billion in cash sitting in the bank, unused,

Ferrandino Praises Departing Weissmann

August 14, 2012

House Dems’ Chief of Staff Appointed Boulder County Public Trustee   August 14, 2012  (Denver) – Rep. Mark Ferrandino, leader of the House Democrats, congratulated his chief of staff, Paul Weissmann, after Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed him today to be the public trustee of Boulder County. “Paul has served Boulder County as a state senator and