Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado: Bi-Partisan Transportation Funding Proposal

Last week a bipartisan transportation funding bill was introduced. “New Transportation Infrastructure Funding” HB-1242 is sponsored by Senate President Kevin Grantham and House Speaker Crisanta Duran, Senate Transportation Committee Chair Randy Baumgardner and House Transportation Chair Diane Mitsch Bush. The bill would refer a ballot measure to the November election to ask voters to: 1)… Continue reading Colorado: Bi-Partisan Transportation Funding Proposal

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Colorado Association of REALTORS: Legislative Update

HB 17-1161 “TIF Tax Increment Financing Transparency” Position -Oppose. Status - died in the House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor on February 21st. This bill would have required additional reporting requirements for urban renewal authorities (URAs). CAR opposed this legislation because it would have made these types of urban renewal projects more difficult to… Continue reading Colorado Association of REALTORS: Legislative Update

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Colorado Association of Realtors: Construction Defect Reform Fails Again

In spite of a valiant effort by the Homeownership Opportunity Alliance (HOA), the group was unable to build the consensus needed to introduce a bill this year. The HOA, made up of business leaders, economic developers, metro mayors and affordable-housing advocates and CAR, gave up on talks after groups representing homeowners refused to allow condominium… Continue reading Colorado Association of Realtors: Construction Defect Reform Fails Again