Welcome, Outdoor Retailers

January 23, 2018

(Jan. 23) – The House of Representatives welcomed the Outdoor Retailer show to Denver today and noted the policy decisions that attracted the show to Denver. The organizers of the Outdoor Retailer show moved the twice-a-year event from Salt Lake City to Denver in recognition of Colorado’s strong support for the outdoor recreation industry, its

House OKs Kraft-Tharp’s Red Tape Relief for Business

January 23, 2018

(Jan. 23) – Colorado took an important step today toward removing red tape for business when the House gave voice-vote approval to Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp’s bipartisan bill to take the headache out of the calculation of sales taxes in Colorado. In Colorado, the same product is subject to approximately 700 different local sales tax rates,

Sales Tax Simplification Bill Advances

November 1, 2017

(Nov. 1) – The State of Colorado took a giant step today toward streamlining a system of calculating and collecting sales taxes that is so convoluted that it has been identified as inhibiting economic growth. A draft bill approved this afternoon with unanimous bipartisan support in the Sales and Use Tax Simplification Task Force would

House Dem Leaders Denounce U.S. Senate Arbitration Vote

October 25, 2017

(Oct. 25) – Speaker Crisanta Duran and Majority Leader KC Becker said today that they were appalled by the U.S. Senate’s vote to overturn a federal rule protecting consumers’ right to band together against abuses by financial institutions.   “Republicans in the U.S. Senate are standing with big banks over everyday Americans,” Speaker Duran said.