GOP Kills Schafer’s Radon Safety Bill

February 23, 2012

February 23, 2012 (Denver) – Republicans killed a bill today that would have protected more Coloradans from radon gas hazards in their homes. The House State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee voted 5-4 on party lines to kill the bill. Rep. Larry Liston (R-Colorado Springs) indicated that the recovery of the housing market trumped Coloradans’ health.

House GOP Kills Workforce Bill

February 22, 2012

February 22, 2012 (Denver) –House GOP members showed again today where their allegiance is—to partisan politics and not Coloradans—as they killed a measure to promote adult literacy and increase vocational certification to help Coloradans get back to work. Rep. Young’s bill to implement a pilot program that would integrate basic education and skills training failed on

Another Step Forward for Dems’ Jobs Package

February 22, 2012

Tyler’s Small Business Development Bill Passes First Committee February 22, 2012 (Denver) – A cornerstone of House Democrats’ 2012 jobs package advanced today when a bill to bolster funding for a successful small business program received bipartisan support in the Economic & Business Development Committee. The panel voted 10-3 to advance Rep. Max Tyler’s HB12-1129 to