Vigil Business Development Bill Passes House, On to Senate

February 2, 2016

(Feb. 2) – A bill sponsored by Rep. Ed Vigil, D-Alamosa, to give more flexibility to provide activities in support of business recruitment, management, and development passed the House 51-13 on third reading this morning. HB16-1011 removes an arbitrary minimum cap and gives metropolitan districts more freedom to provide support for business development. “This is

House Dems Encouraged by Governor’s Priorities

January 14, 2016

(Jan 14) – Speaker of the House Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Boulder, Majority Leader Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and the chairwoman of the Joint Budget Committee, Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillon, all agreed that Gov. John Hickenlooper highlighted the most important issues facing Colorado in his State of the State address this morning. The governor highlighted several priorities

First P-TECH Schools Announced

January 12, 2016

(Jan 12, 2016) – Legislation sponsored by Majority Leader Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, has given the green light to two new “Pathways in Technology Early College” (P-TECH) schools, the first of their kind in Colorado. The Colorado Department of Higher Education and the Colorado Department of Education announced today that they had approved and selected the