Helping Colorado Companies to Go Global

May 24, 2013

(May 23) – Gov. John Hickenlooper went to Durango today to sign a bill to help boost Colorado businesses and create jobs. HB13-1193, the Advanced Industries Export Accelerator Act, was sponsored by Reps. Mike McLachlan (D-Durango) and Tracy Kraft-Tharp (D-Arvada). It provides matching seed money, up to $15,000, to help qualifying Colorado businesses develop export

Guv Signs School Safety Bill

May 23, 2013

(May 23) – Gov. Hickenlooper traveled to Ouray, Colorado today in Rep. Mike McLachlan’s expansive Southwest Colorado district to sign a bill to improve safety in schools. SB13-138, sponsored in the House by Reps. Mike McLachlan (D-Durango) and Leroy Garcia (D-Pueblo), adds school resource officers to the list of community partners in the Colorado Safe

Making CO Safer: Guv Signs Pair of Wildfire Bills

May 23, 2013

(May 23) – A pair of bipartisan bills to improve Colorado’s response to wildfires and tighten rules on wildfire suppression efforts were signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper today. SB13-270, sponsored in the House by Reps. Randy Fischer (D-Fort Collins) and Don Coram (R-Montrose), gives the governor more latitude to transfer funds into the