Ferrandino: New Budget Forecast is an Encouraging Sign

December 20, 2011

December 20, 2011 (Denver)– House Democrats welcomed today’s improved state revenue forecast, and their representative on the Joint Budget Committee said a chunk of the money should be used to mend proposed cuts to K-12 and higher education. Releasing its latest quarterly forecast today, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office estimated the state government’s revenues would increase

Senator Hudak and Representatives Ryden and Duran unveil bill to create Colorado jobs

December 12, 2011

December 14, 2011 DENVER-Today, Colorado State Senator Evie Hudak (D-Westminster),Representative Su Ryden (D-Aurora) and Representative Crisanta Duran (D-Denver) unveiled the first bill of the legislative session. The “HIRE Colorado Act” will help create Colorado jobs by giving a preference to companies that employ Colorado workers who seek state contracts. Hudak and Ryden joined Senate President Brandon Shaffer (D-Longmont) and House Minority Leader