Green Bills Pass House

March 27, 2013

(March 27) – Two bills promoting alternative technology and energy passed on the House Floor today. HB13-1105, sponsored by Reps. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) and Max Tyler (D-Lakewood), would create a voluntary program designed to create consumer demand for energy efficiency improvements within Colorado’s housing market by offering short-term incentives for high-performing new homes and energy

Fairness for Fire Victims

March 25, 2013

(March 25) – A unanimous House gave final legislative passage today to a bill sponsored by Rep. Claire Levy (D-Boulder) to give Coloradans a fairer shake when they suffer loss or damage from state actions. SB13-023 was prompted by the Lower North Fork fire, which was started in March 2012 when a Colorado Forest Service

Two Workforce Bills Pass the House

March 25, 2013

(March 25) – The Employment Opportunity Act and The Family Care Act of 2013 passed the House today. SB13-018, sponsored in the House by Rep. Randy Fischer (D-Fort Collins), will remove an arbitrary barrier to employment by restricting the use of consumer credit information by employers. Employers may not request a prospective or current employee’s

Two Workforce Bills Pass Second Reading

March 22, 2013

(March 22) – The Employment Opportunity Act and The Family Care Act of 2013 passed the preliminary voice vote on Second Reading in the House today. SB13-018, sponsored in the House by Rep. Randy Fischer (D-Fort Collins), will remove an arbitrary barrier to employment by restricting the use of consumer credit information by employers. Employers