Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

State: Transportation Bonding Bill Will Return in 2016

Last year the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance lobbied for a bill to reauthorize bonds to pay for transportation in our state. The bill failed because it was introduced too late and there was no time to build a coalition of business interests across the State. This year Rep. Brian DelGrosso, the House’s Minority Leader, will… Continue reading State: Transportation Bonding Bill Will Return in 2016

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

Urban Renewal Bill Will Return

The 2015 Legislative session opened on January 7 but some of the issues will seem familiar. Colorado Counties Inc., which lobbies on behalf of Colorado's 64 counties, is once again working to drum up legislator support to revise tax-increment funding statutes. Last year Rep Brian DelGrosso carried the bill, which passed but was vetoed by… Continue reading Urban Renewal Bill Will Return