Hick Signs Pair of Primavera’s Bills

May 28, 2013

(May 28) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a pair of Rep. Dianne Primavera’s bills today, addressing medical emergencies in public schools and increasing services for older Coloradans. HB13-1171, sponsored by Rep. Primavera (D-Broomfield), allows, but does not require, schools to authorize the school nurse or other qualified personnel to give an epinephrine auto-injector to a

Guv Signs Williams’ Homeowner Protection Bills

May 28, 2013

(May 28) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed two bills today to expand consumer protections for Coloradans living in communities with homeowner associations. HB13-1276, sponsored by Rep. Angela Williams (D-Denver), directs HOAs to adopt debt collection policies modeled after the Colorado Fair Debt Practices Act. The new policies will help struggling homeowners by requiring HOAs to

Hickenlooper Signs Bill to Encourage Saving for College

May 28, 2013

(May 28) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill today to make it easier for Coloradans to plan for the future by investing in college savings plans. SB13-206, sponsored in the House by Rep. Brittany Pettersen (D-Lakewood), changes state income tax forms to allow Coloradans to deposit their tax refunds directly into a college savings

Hick Signs Another Pair of Jobs Bills

May 28, 2013

(May 28) – Two more key components of the House Democrats’ package of bills to boost the state’s economy and connect Coloradans to good jobs were signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper today. HB13-1004, sponsored by Reps. Crisanta Duran (D-Denver) and Jovan Melton (D-Aurora), creates a “career pathways program” in the Department of Labor to provide