Category Archives: Gov’t Affairs

Weld County: District 6 MLO Fails Again

The Greeley-Evans School District remains the only large district without a mill levy override after 52 percent of the voters rejected ballot measure 3A. The Greeley Area REALTOR® Association supported the measure. This is a difficult loss, after a strong … Continue reading

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Weld County: Incumbents Re-elected to BOCC

Sean Conway (at-large), Mike Freeman (district 1) and Barbara Kirkmeyer (district 3) easily defeated their opponents and won the right to serve another four years as commissioners. Conway and Kirkmeyer lead the North I-25 Elected Officials Coalition and lobbied hard … Continue reading

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Loveland: Voters Reject 3D and 3E

Thompson School District will have to make do with the status quo after voters said no to a $11 million per year mill levy override and a $288 million bond measure. Both were supported by the Loveland-Berthoud Association of REALTORS®. … Continue reading

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Loveland: McKean Elected to General Assembly

Hugh McKean bested his opponent, Jody Shadduck-McNally to win HD-51 (Loveland). McKean will take over from Brian DelGrosso, the term-limited former House Minority leader. McKean was endorsed by CAR and supports bonding for highway transportation and construction defects reform.

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Larimer: Incumbent Commissioners Re-elected

Steve Johnson (district 2) and Tom Donnelly (district 3) easily defeated Democratic opponents to win another four-year term on the Board of County Commissioners. The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® and the Loveland Berthoud Association of REALTORS® supported both candidates. … Continue reading

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Boulder: Incumbent Legislators Re-elected

Representatives KC Becker (HD-13) and Jonathan Singer (HD-11) were elected to another two-year term in the Colorado House of Representatives. Both were endorsed by CAR.

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Boulder: Bond Measure Approved

62 percent of the voters in the St. Vrain School District approved a request to increase debt by $260 million to build new schools and expand/maintain existing schools. The Longmont Association of REALTORS® supported 3A, as it has done in … Continue reading

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Nation: HUD Proposes Condo Rule

When H.R. 3700, the “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act,” was signed into law earlier this year, the Department of Housing and Urban Development was given notice that they had 90 days to weigh in on regulations related to Federal Housing … Continue reading

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Nation: NAR Comments on TRID Rulemaking

On October 18, 2016, NAR sent a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) commenting on its recent proposed rule amending the Know Before You Owe (KBYO) regulation, or “TRID.” While KBYO has resulted in more transparency for consumers … Continue reading

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Colorado: Legislative Leadership Kills Transportation Bonding Bill

Although the General Assembly is not current in session, that doesn’t mean legislators are idle. Numerous interim committees have been busy preparing bills for the 2017 session. Recently, the Transportation Legislation Review Committee (TLRC), passed the Fix Colorado Roads Act, … Continue reading

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