Guv Signs School Safety Bill

May 23, 2013

(May 23) – Gov. Hickenlooper traveled to Ouray, Colorado today in Rep. Mike McLachlan’s expansive Southwest Colorado district to sign a bill to improve safety in schools. SB13-138, sponsored in the House by Reps. Mike McLachlan (D-Durango) and Leroy Garcia (D-Pueblo), adds school resource officers to the list of community partners in the Colorado Safe

Making CO Safer: Guv Signs Pair of Wildfire Bills

May 23, 2013

(May 23) – A pair of bipartisan bills to improve Colorado’s response to wildfires and tighten rules on wildfire suppression efforts were signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper today. SB13-270, sponsored in the House by Reps. Randy Fischer (D-Fort Collins) and Don Coram (R-Montrose), gives the governor more latitude to transfer funds into the

Guv Signs School Funding Overhaul

May 21, 2013

(May 21) – Declaring his belief that it makes Colorado a national model for equitable and accountable financing of public schools, Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed into law a sweeping modernization of the state’s K-12 funding formula. SB13-213 was sponsored in the House by Rep. Millie Hamner (D-Dillon) and in the Senate by Sens. Mike

Hickenlooper Signs Bills to Protect Seniors

May 16, 2013

(May 16) –Gov. John Hickenlooper visited the Seniors’ Resource Center in Wheat Ridge today to sign two bills that will protect and streamline services for seniors. SB13-111, sponsored in the House by Reps. Sue Schafer (D-Wheat Ridge) and Amy Stephens (R-Monument), takes the recommendations made by the Elder Abuse Task Force and requires specified professionals