Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®

Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) Back at Work

So far 379 bills have been introduced during the 2015 legislative session. CAR’s LPC has been busy reviewing bills that relate to the real estate industry and homeownership. Here’s a summary of some of the more interesting bills and the LPC’s positions: HB-1057 Statewide Initiative Ballot Process – LPC Position – Support. Sponsored by Rep.… Continue reading Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) Back at Work

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado, Govt Severance

Proposed Initiative to Cut Severance Taxes for Towns with Bans

Municipalities that prohibit oil and gas drilling would be barred from receiving severance taxes if Coloradans approve a ballot initiative being pushed by Reps. Frank McNulty and Jerry Sonnenberg. Front Range cities including Boulder, Broomfield, Fort Collins, Lafayette and Longmont have voted in support of bans or moratoriums on oil and gas drilling. If the… Continue reading Proposed Initiative to Cut Severance Taxes for Towns with Bans