Esgar, Hansen Question Treasurer’s Office on Funding Delays

July 23, 2018

(July 23) – Amid conflicting statements from the Colorado Treasurer’s office, the Capital Development Committee (CDC) held a hearing today to discuss the status of funding for priority projects. Last week, House Democratic members of the CDC sent a letter to Treasurer Walker Stapleton expressing concerns about his office’s delay in launching funding for capital

‘A Sad Day in America’

June 27, 2018

Duran, Becker Dismayed by Supreme Court Ruling Undermining Collective Bargaining (June 27) – House leaders expressed dismay today after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing public employees to opt out of union dues. “This disappointing ruling is a setback for collective bargaining all across America,” Speaker Crisanta Duran said. “For more than a century, organized

Preparing Kids for Good Jobs in the Modern Economy

June 6, 2018

(June 5) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bipartisan career development bill today sponsored by Rep. Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, which extends a successful program to prepare students for good jobs through training programs, apprenticeships and internships. “Smartly investing in career development programs will grow our economy and help train Colorado students for the jobs of