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Colorado Legislators Fight For Transportation Projects

Congressman Jared Polis tried to amend the long-term transportation bill recently passed by the House of Representatives to give I-25 “high priority corridor” status. This would have given the highway preference in consideration for funding under the newly created Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program. Unfortunately, he was not successful in his effort. Polis… Continue reading Colorado Legislators Fight For Transportation Projects

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NISP News

The Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Northern Integrated Supply Project will be released this week. This is a significant and important milestone in moving the NISP project forward and concludes more than a decade of environmental study. The Northern Integrated Supply Project is a proposed water storage and distribution project that will supply… Continue reading NISP News

Gov't Affairs, Govt - National Assoc. of Realtors® (NAR)

Colo. Senator Cosponsors Repatriation Bill

Senator Cory Gardner is co-sponsoring legislation to tax up to $2 trillion in corporate revenue that is currently stored in foreign banks to pay for domestic infrastructure projects.  S. 981, the Invest in Transportation Act of 2015 sponsored by Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) would offer companies a 6.5 percent tax rate… Continue reading Colo. Senator Cosponsors Repatriation Bill

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Fix North I-25 Effort Gaining Attention

The Fix North I-25 Business Alliance website is now live: http://fixnorthi25.com/. Sign up to the support the effort and send a digital postcard to your friends. The good news is that thanks to the Coalition and the Fix North I-25 Elected Officials Coalition, North I-25 is finally on the radar. Governor John Hickenlooper mentioned funding… Continue reading Fix North I-25 Effort Gaining Attention

Gov't Affairs, Govt - National Assoc. of Realtors® (NAR)

New Colorado Congressmen Sworn In

Ken Buck (Windsor) became Colorado’s Representative for CD-4 at a swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 6. Buck chose Greg Brophy to be his chief of staff. Brophy, a farmer from the eastern plains, served as a member of the General Assembly until term limits forced him out of office. Buck and Brophy have similar political styles;… Continue reading New Colorado Congressmen Sworn In