House Committee Approves Weissman’s Affordable Housing Bill

April 2, 2019

76% of extremely low income families spend more than half their income on housing (Apr. 1) – The House Finance committee approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Weissman, D-Aurora, that would put more money into the Housing Development Grant Fund within the Department of Local Affairs. This can then be used to improve, preserve,

Speaker Becker & Rep. McCluskie’s Bipartisan Proposal to Better Fund Schools, Transportation & Higher-Ed Gains Initial Approval

April 2, 2019

If approved, bill would go to the 2019 ballot (Apr. 1) – This afternoon, the House Finance committee approved Speaker KC Becker and Rep. Julie McCluskie’s bipartisan proposal to better fund public schools, higher education, and transportation. Colorado has one of the best economies in the country but the arbitrary TABOR cap severely restricts the