Extension of Contracting Support Program for Small Businesses Advances

February 11, 2020

Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) helps small businesses obtain state and federal contracts The House today passed Representatives Daneya Esgar and Tom Sullivan’s legislation to extend the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for the next five years. The vote was 49-12.  “PTAC is an invaluable resource for small businesses across Colorado,” said Rep.

Environmental Justice Legislation Moves Forward

February 11, 2020

Bill would hold corporate polluters accountable and give affected communities a voice  DENVER, CO — Representatives Dominique Jackson and Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez’s bill, HB20-1143, today was approved by the House Energy and Environment Committee. The bill would move Colorado closer to guaranteeing environmental justice by increasing air and water violation fines to the level of those

More Communities Eligible for Wildfire Grants Under Bill Advanced Today

February 11, 2020

Legislation would make it easier for projects in lower-income communities to receive grant funding and allow nonprofits and fire districts to also receive grants DENVER, CO– The House Committee on Rural Affairs and Agriculture today passed by a vote of 11-0 Representative McCluskie’s bipartisan legislation to make it easier for lower-income communities, nonprofits and fire

Enhancements to Safe2Tell Pass House Committee

February 7, 2020

The House Committee on Education today passed HB20-1005, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet and Kevin Van Winkle, by a vote of 13-0. The bill would enhance Colorado’s Safe2Tell program. “The Safe2Tell program saves lives and is a critical resource for Colorado youth,” said School Safety Committee Chair Rep. Michaelson Jenet (D-Commerce City). “This bill would