Unanimous Support for Ferrandino’s State Personnel Reform

March 21, 2012

March 21, 2012 (Denver) – House Democratic Leader Mark Ferrandino’s program to reform and modernize Colorado’s state personnel system won unanimous House approval today. HB12-1321 and HCR12-1001, sponsored by Reps. Ferrandino (D-Denver) and Glenn Vaad (R-Mead), would make a wide range of changes to the personnel system, from expanding the competitive hiring process to implementing merit

Western Tiger Salamander Bill is Signed by Governor

March 20, 2012

March 16, 2012 (Denver) –A bill designating the Western Tiger Salamander as Colorado’s state amphibian was signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper today. HB12-1147, introduced and sponsored by Rep. Angela Williams (D-Denver) and Sen. Joyce Foster (D-Denver), was initiated by students across the state who are tiger salamander enthusiasts. The students have been actively involved in every

Williams Applauds Grant for Foreclosure Counseling Program

March 16, 2012

March 16, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Angela Williams (D-Denver) said today she was delighted that $5.6 million from a $25 billion nationwide settlement with big banks accused of abusive loan servicing practices would go to Colorado foreclosure prevention counseling programs to help homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments. Colorado’s $204 million share of the nationwide