Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado: Transportation Bill Moves to Senate

HB-1242 “Transportation Infrastructure Funding” had its first committee hearing in the Senate’s Transportation Committee on April 11. It passed out of the committee on a 3-2 vote but that could spell trouble for the bill. While HB-1242 is co-sponsored by the Senate President, a Republican, Senators John Cooke (Greeley) and Ray Scott (Grand Junction), voted… Continue reading Colorado: Transportation Bill Moves to Senate

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

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

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

Most Realtor-Endorsed Candidates Win

Yesterday’s election featured some of the most competitive races in recent memory A majority of the candidates endorsed by CAR were successful -- with one notable exception in the highly watched U.S Senate race. Congressman Cory Gardner won a decisive victory over incumbent Mark Udall who was endorsed by NAR’s REALTOR Political Action Committee. However,… Continue reading Most Realtor-Endorsed Candidates Win

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld

Weld County: Young and Cooke Endorsed by REALTORS

The Colorado Association of REALTORS Political Action Committee has endorsed incumbent Democrat Dave Young for House District 50 and Republican John Cooke for Senate District 13. Both candidates and their opponents were interviewed by a team of REALTORS that made recommendations to CARPAC. Young is an incumbent with a less than spectacular voting record on… Continue reading Weld County: Young and Cooke Endorsed by REALTORS