Colorado Association of Realtors: Legislative Update

CAR’s Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) held its first meeting of the session last week. Vice-President for Public Policy Ted Leighty and contract lobbyist Jason Hopfer told the LPC that the Homeowner Opportunity Alliance (HOA), of which CAR is a member, is still debating some compromises to the proposed construction defect bill and is waiting toContinue reading “Colorado Association of Realtors: Legislative Update”

Boulder: Legislators Don’t Support Construction Defects Bill

A delegation of BARA and LAR members had the opportunity to observe and participate in lobbying for SB-177 (HOA construction defects) on April 2 at the legislature. The group met with Senators Rollie Heath (Boulder), Matt Jones (Lafayette) and Representative Jonathan Singer (Longmont). Senator Rollie Heath, a retired attorney who had worked for the JohnsContinue reading “Boulder: Legislators Don’t Support Construction Defects Bill”

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”

Singer Retains House Seat

Jonathan Singer (D) will serve as the representative for House District 11 for the next two years. He was appointed to fulfill the remainder of Deb Gardner’s term when she resigned (see above). He defeated fellow Longmont resident Ellyn Hilliard, who had received an endorsement from CARPAC.

Singer Appointed to HD 11 Seat

Social worker Jonathan Singer (D) will complete Deb Gardner’s term in House District 11. He currently serves on the City of Longmont’s Planning & Commission and is a former City Council candidate. Singer wants to address additional funding for education and affordable health care. Note: Singer may be too liberal for the City of LongmontContinue reading “Singer Appointed to HD 11 Seat”