Rep. Froelich Praises Gov. Polis’s Colorado Recycles Week Proclamation

November 15, 2019

DENVER, CO– Representative Meg Froelich today released the following statement after Governor Jared Polis issued a proclamation marking Colorado Recycles Week: “We can help address our climate crisis and put less trash in landfills by increasing our recycling rate, which is well below the national average,” said Zero Waste and Recycling Committee member Rep. Meg Froelich (D-Englewood). “I’m

Rep. Esgar Takes Helm of JBC

November 12, 2019

DENVER, CO– Representative Daneya Esgar (D-Pueblo) today took the gavel of the Joint Budget Committee after serving as the committee’s vice-chair during the last legislative session. The JBC is responsible for authoring the Long Bill, which sets the state’s annual budget and departments’ spending priorities. “I’m honored to have the privilege to lead the Joint Budget

Rep. Cutter: Encouraged by Bipartisan Efforts to Increase State’s Recycling Rate

November 12, 2019

DENVER, CO– Representative Lisa Cutter (D-Jefferson County), chair of the Zero Waste and Recycling Interim Committee, today released the following statement on the latest “State of Recycling in Colorado” report from Eco-Cycle and the Colorado Public Interest Research Group: “A year ago, I set an ambitious goal to greatly increase our state’s recycling rate, which is

Energy Legislation Review Committee Advances Bipartisan Bills to Promote Renewable Energy

November 4, 2019

DENVER, CO— The Energy Legislation Review Interim Study Committee today advanced three bipartisan bills to promote renewable energy transmission, storage and use after spending the last several months meeting with stakeholders across the state on energy issues.  “From improving our state’s air quality to taking action on climate change, increasing the use of renewable energy