Bill Protecting Military Family Relief Passes House

February 11, 2013

(Feb. 11) –A bill to ensure that the financial aid Colorado’s military families receive from the military family relief fund remains tax free passed the House today unanimously. HB13-1024 is a bipartisan measure sponsored by Reps. Jovan Melton (D-Aurora) and Dan Nordberg (R-Colorado Springs) that will alleviate a tax burden on military families by ensuring

House Passes Dems’ Top-Priority Bill

February 11, 2013

(Feb. 11) – The centerpiece of the House Democrats’ jobs and economic development package received preliminary House approval today. The Advanced Industries Acceleration Act has bipartisan cosponsors in Reps. Dave Young (D-Greeley) and Cheri Gerou (R-Evergreen), and Speaker Mark Ferrandino made it the first bill to be introduced this session. It would establish a grant

Ginal Rides to Rescue of Wildfire Victims

February 8, 2013

(Feb. 8) – The House gave preliminary approval today to a bill by Rep. Joann Ginal (D-Fort Collins) to protect Coloradans victimized by wildfires or other disasters from being taken to the cleaners by their insurance adjusters. Public insurance adjusters are freelancers, mostly from out of state, who flock to areas hit by disasters. The