Civil Unions Act Signed Into Law

March 22, 2013

(March 21) — In front of an exuberant crowd that filled the History Colorado museum to the rafters, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed civil unions into law today Speaker Mark Ferrandino, sponsor of SB13-011 with Rep. Sue Schafer (D-Wheat Ridge) and Sens. Pat Steadman (D-Denver) and Lucia Guzman (D-Denver), called the bill “an amazing opportunity to

Clean Transportation Gets a Double Boost

March 22, 2013

(March 21) – America’s move toward alternative-fuel vehicles got a push from the Colorado House today with votes on two bills that will support fuel diversity, create jobs and give us a cleaner environment. SB13-070, sponsored in the House by Rep. Max Tyler (D-Lakewood), went to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk on a 54-10 vote in

Foote Bill Holds Oil & Gas Companies Accountable

March 22, 2013

(March 21) – Rep. Mike Foote’s bill to add real teeth to the state’s regulations for oil and gas producers made a successful debut today when the House Transportation & Energy Committee approved it on an 8-5 party-line vote. HB13-1267 will bring Colorado’s schedule of fines into this century and make operators think twice about