A Boost for Tyler’s Job Booster

April 17, 2013

(April 17) – The House approved a key component of the House Democrats’ jobs and economic development package this morning, passing a bill to increase funding for the state’s Small Business Development Center system. HB13-1002, sponsored by Rep. Max Tyler (D-Lakewood), was sent to the Senate on a bipartisan 41-22 vote. It will boost annual

Protecting Colorado Children

April 16, 2013

(April 16) – A bill that will expand the mandatory reporting of child abuse list passed the House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee by a vote of 12 to one. SB13-220, sponsored in the House by Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora), will promote child safety by requiring emergency medical technicians and paramedics to be

3 – Count ‘em 3 – Jobs Bills With Bipartisan Support

April 16, 2013

(April 16) – Completing a rare trifecta, a unanimous Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee voted today to continue one of the state’s main levers for encouraging job creation. HB13-1287, sponsored by Reps. Dianne Primavera (D-Broomfield) and Brian DelGrosso (R-Loveland), extends the Colorado job growth incentive tax credit through 2023. The job growth

Bipartisan Jobs Bill Passes Committee

April 16, 2013

(April 16) – A bipartisan bill to continue the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Centers to help Colorado businesses grow passed the House Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee today by a vote of nine to one. HB13-1301, sponsored by Reps. Su Ryden (D-Aurora) and Bob Gardner (R-Colorado Springs), continues the Colorado PTAC program,