House OKs Pabon’s Bill to Save CO Businesses $$$

May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 (Denver) – A bill to save Colorado employers $5 million a year passed the full House today as the legislature continued its special-session CPR on bills strangled last week by Speaker Frank McNulty. HB12S-1002, sponsored by Reps. Dan Pabon (D-Denver) and Larry Liston (R-Colorado Springs), was approved unanimously by the House and sent

Really? Seriously? Why?

May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 (Denver) – Speaker Frank McNulty’s kill committee voted 5-4 today to defeat a measure aimed at stripping the state constitution of language the courts have found unconstitutional. SCR12S-001 would have allowed Colorado voters to remove from the state constitution a number of provisions that are obsolete or have been struck down by the

Bipartisanship Wins Round 1 of Special Session

May 14, 2012

Pabon’s Unemployment Insurance Bill Advances May 14, 2012 (Denver) – A bill to save Colorado employers $5 million a year won its first test today as the legislative special session got underway. HB12S-1002, sponsored by Reps. Dan Pabon (D-Denver) and Larry Liston (R-Colorado Springs), won the unanimous approval of the House Economic & Business Development Committee

Black Helicopter Crowd Kills Bill Helping Children

April 25, 2012

April 25, 2012 (Denver) – Bowing to criticism from people who said it was part of a plot against parents, a bill to streamline and consolidate services to Colorado’s young children was withdrawn today by its sponsors in the House State, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee. SB12-130, with the bipartisan sponsorship of Reps. Millie Hamner (D-Dillon) and Tom