(Feb. 14) – Another Democratic job-creating bill made a successful debut today when the Advanced Industries Export Accelerator Act passed the House Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee on a 7-4 vote. HB13-1193 would provide matching seed money, up to $15,000, to help a qualifying Colorado advanced-industries business develop an export operation. The
(Feb. 14) – A bill to allow flexibility to air quality testing for diesel trucks while maintaining the highest air quality standards passed the House Transportation & Energy Committee today by a vote of 10 to 1. HB13-1091, sponsored by Rep. Dave Young (D-Greeley), will allow a maintenance-based program as an alternative to opacity, or
(Feb. 14) – A bill to make several necessary improvements to the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Program passed the House today by a vote of 52 to 12. HB13-1083, sponsored by Rep. Joann Ginal (D-Fort Collins), will make changes to the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training (MOST) Program. A 2011 audit recommended significant changes to the
(Feb. 13) – Two more gun safety measures passed their first committees today. HB13-1226, sponsored by Rep. Claire Levy (D-Boulder), would add the buildings of Colorado’s public colleges and universities, including their sports stadiums and other public arenas, to the list of places where concealed carry of guns is not allowed. And HB13-1228, by Rep.