Zero Waste Committee Advances Bills to Improve State’s Recycling Rate

October 23, 2019

Bills will incentivize development of new end-market users of recycled materials, create a public awareness campaign to increase recycling and establish a statewide organics management plan DENVER, CO — The Zero Waste and Recycling Interim Study Committee today advanced two bipartisan proposals to improve the state’s recycling rate. One bill incentivizes the development of new end-market businesses for recycled materials and creates a

Rep. Tracy Kraft Tharp Wins Economic Development Council of Colorado’s Lifetime Achievement Award

October 15, 2019

Lawmaker was recognized for her efforts to foster economic development and promote small business growth DENVER, CO– Representative Tracy Kraft Tharp last Thursday received the Economic Development Council of Colorado’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her efforts to simplify tax rules for businesses and promote economic development. “Driving economic growth in our communities has been one of

Rep. Caraveo Receives National Child Health Advocate Award from AAP

October 14, 2019

DENVER, CO — Representative Yadira Caraveo, MD, FAAP (D-Thornton) today received the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) prestigious Child Health Advocate Award during a ceremony at the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the Colorado State Capitol.  After receiving the award, Rep. Caraveo released the following statement: “I am honored to have been chosen as this year’s