Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado: Transportation Bills Doomed by Partisanship

After weeks of negotiations with legislative leaders, the transportation bonding bill advocated by the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance (NCLA) was introduced in the last weeks of the session. SB-210 would ask Colorado voters to allow the State to incur debt for a list of highway projects across the State by issuing $3.5 million worth of… Continue reading Colorado: Transportation Bills Doomed by Partisanship

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

Legislative Update

The 2015 legislative session has officially ended. The Democrats held the majority in the House and the Republics controlled the Senate so neither party was able to get everything it wanted. Two key bills supported by CAR -- home inspector licensing (SB-140) and construction defects (SB-177) – did not survive the legislative process but will… Continue reading Legislative Update

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

Legislative Update

HB 1260 “Wildfire Tax Credit” CAR Position: Support This bill was amended because of its fiscal note. Instead, the amended version would give property owners double deductions for wildfire mitigation efforts. HB 1348 “Urban Redevelopment Fairness Act” CAR Position: Oppose This bill is cosponsored by many Northern Colorado legislators and seems likely to pass. The… Continue reading Legislative Update