Kagan Hails FDA Ban on BPA in Baby Bottles

July 19, 2012

July 19, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Daniel Kagan (D-Cherry Hills Village), who sponsored a bill this year to restrict the use of a chemical called BPA, applauded the federal government’s announcement that it was banning the chemical in baby bottles and sippy cups. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that pacifiers, bottles and cups for

Ryden Appointed to Legislative Audit Committee

June 1, 2012

(Denver) – Rep. Su Ryden (D-Aurora) has been appointed to the Legislative Audit Committee, the General Assembly’s fiscal watchdog. “Su’s extensive business experience and familiarity with accounting practices make her ideally qualified for the Audit Committee,” said House Democratic Leader Mark Ferrandino (D-Denver), who nominated Rep. Ryden. She was formally appointed on Thursday by Speaker

It’s Not Over Till It’s Over. And Now, It’s Over

May 16, 2012

May 16, 2012 (Denver) – As the 2012 legislative session came to a close today, House Democratic Leader Mark Ferrandino urged the public to judge it by its achievements, not by the 11th-hour breakdown of the democratic process engineered by Speaker Frank McNulty to kill a civil unions bill. “I don’t want the outcome on civil

House OKs Pabon’s Bill to Save CO Businesses $$$

May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 (Denver) – A bill to save Colorado employers $5 million a year passed the full House today as the legislature continued its special-session CPR on bills strangled last week by Speaker Frank McNulty. HB12S-1002, sponsored by Reps. Dan Pabon (D-Denver) and Larry Liston (R-Colorado Springs), was approved unanimously by the House and sent