Longmont: A Host of Familiar Faces Running for Council

Former Longmont Mayor Roger Lange announced he will run again for mayor this fall. He served one term (2007-2009) before losing to Bryan Baum. Charlie Plagainos, an ethics consultant, filed candidacy paperwork for the mayor’s seat last month. Plagainos was the Republican candidate for the Colorado Legislature’s Senate District 17 seat in 2012 and theContinue reading “Longmont: A Host of Familiar Faces Running for Council”

Colorado Legislative Committee’s Bill Report

Here’s an update on bills of interest to those of us in the real estate Industry and positions taken by CAR’s Legislative Policy Committee. SB 118 – CAR Position Oppose The bill conforms several definitions related to discrimination based on a disability to the federal Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, including changing the termContinue reading “Colorado Legislative Committee’s Bill Report”

Colorado Legislative Session Opens Jan. 9

The 2013 legislative session promises to be interesting, observers say, but not necessarily in a good way for business groups such as the REALTORS®. With a new Speaker of the House and a new Senate President, the leadership has changed and REALTOR®-friendly legislators such as Rep. Brian DelGrosso (R-Loveland) lost their seats on powerful committeesContinue reading “Colorado Legislative Session Opens Jan. 9”