McLachlan’s Rural Economic Development Grant Improvements Advance

February 24, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House Committee on Rural Affairs and Agriculture today unanimously voted to approve Representative Barbara McLachlan’s bill to strengthen the Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Grant program. The REDI program provides grants that strengthen and diversify rural economies and create new jobs. The bill has already passed the Senate on a bipartisan vote.

Buentello Blockbuster: House Approves Four Bills to Improve Special Ed, Support Veterans and Rural Law Enforcement

February 21, 2020

DENVER, CO — The House today took overwhelmingly bipartisan votes to pass two bills sponsored by Representative Bri Buentello that would give educators the tools they need to serve special education students and allow disabled veterans to more easily access State Parks free of charge.  “Passing these bills today represents one of my proudest accomplishments

House Passes Energy Efficiency Options for Homeowners

February 21, 2020

The House today passed Representatives Mike Weissman and Alex Valdez’s bill to give home buyers more options with regards to energy efficiency products in new homes, such as electric vehicle charging, electric water heating and solar panel systems. The bill passed in third reading by a vote of  37-23. “When buying a home, which is

New Law to Protect Cyclists Pedals Through Judiciary Committee

February 20, 2020

The House Judiciary Committee today advanced a bill, sponsored by House Majority Speaker KC Becker, that will create a new traffic offense for not yielding to bicycles or other sanctioned users who ride in bike lanes. The bill passed by a vote of 7-2.  “Cyclists are being hit and injured at an alarming rate, and