(April 15) – A bill to provide more options to Colorado voters, creating a system that’s more convenient and more secure, passed the House State, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee tonight on a 7-4 vote. HB13-1303, the Colorado Voter Access and Modernized Elections Act, is sponsored by Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (D-Boulder) and Assistant
(April 15) – A bill to modernize Colorado’s K-12 funding formula passed the House Education Committee tonight on a vote of 7-6. SB13-213, sponsored in the House by Rep. Millie Hamner (D-Dillon), is the first update since 1994 to the formula used each year to allocate state dollars to each of Colorado’s 178 school districts.
(April 15) – A measure to make sure more Colorado taxpayer dollars stay in Colorado, supporting Colorado businesses and putting Coloradans to work, passed its first legislative test today. The State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee sent the bill to the Finance Committee on a 7-4 vote. HB13-1292, known as the Keep Jobs in Colorado
(April 15) – The House gave final approval this morning to Rep. Mike Foote’s bill to increase fines for oil and gas operators who violate state rules. The vote was 35-27. Under current law adopted in the 1950s, the maximum daily fine for violators of Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission regulations is $1,000 and