Panel OKs Ferrandino’s Reform of State Personnel System

March 14, 2012

March 14, 2012 (Denver) – House Democratic Leader Mark Ferrandino’s program to reform and modernize Colorado’s state personnel system and attract and retain the highest quality employees won unanimous approval today in the House State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee. With HB12-1321 and HCR12-1001, Rep. Ferrandino (D-Denver) and his House cosponsor, Rep. Glen Vaad (R-Mead), are

House GOP Slams Door on Colorado Homeowners

March 14, 2012

March 14, 2012 (Denver) – A bill to protect homeowners and ensure that banks and lenders prove they have the legal right to foreclose was killed in the House Economic Development Committee today.  The bill, lauded by consumer advocacy organizations across the state, was sponsored by Rep. Beth McCann (D-Denver). This bill, HB12-1156, required foreclosing

House GOP Sends More Taxpayer Dollars Down the Drain

March 7, 2012

March 7, 2012 (Denver) – A bipartisan bill that saves Colorado taxpayers more than $164,000 a day was finally signed into law today, but not without some grandstanding in which House Speaker Frank McNulty ensured that he wrung every last possible dime out of Colorado taxpayers. HB12-1005, sponsored by Rep. Dan Pabon (D-Denver) and Sen. Ted