Military Appreciation Day at the Capitol

January 25, 2013

(Jan. 25) – Legislators stood with generals today as the House observed Military Appreciation Day, recognizing the contributions of our veterans and active servicemen and women. Rep. Su Ryden (D-Aurora) was the principal organizer of Military Appreciation Day, which this year included the passage of resolutions proclaiming Military, Veterans and MIA/POW Appreciation Day; observing the

Lebsock’s Bill Helping Distressed Homeowners Advances

January 24, 2013

(Jan. 24) – Rep. Steve Lebsock (D-Thornton) cleared his first hurdle as a state legislator today when the House Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee advanced his bill to close a loophole in home mortgage loan modifications. Rep. Lebsock explained that in cases where mortgages are sold while they are in the process

Young’s Advanced Industries Bill Takes First Step

January 18, 2013

(Jan. 17) – The centerpiece of the House Democrats’ jobs and economic development package took its first step forward in the legislature today when HB13-1001, the Advanced Industries Accelerator Act, was approved by the House Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee on an 8-3 vote. The bill, with the bipartisan cosponsorship of  Reps.