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CBS Denver
Former Denver City Council Candidate Guilty Of Forging Petition Signaturesof the other identities prosecutors accuse her of forging or reviving from the
Former Denver City Council Candidate Guilty Of Forging Petition Signatures
CBS Denver / Posted 3 hours ago
of the other identities prosecutors accuse her of forging or reviving from the dead in her attempt to get into city politics. Houck has tried to get into politics before. She lost a primary for a seat in the Colorado House of Representatives in 20... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Proposed new law aims to dump old lawsbehind HB1077, said its sponsor, Rep. Dominick Moreno, D-Commerce City. The me
Proposed new law aims to dump old laws
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
behind HB1077, said its sponsor, Rep. Dominick Moreno, D-Commerce City. The measure, which won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Monday, would recreate an old legislative committee that did just that. “We have a lot of laws on the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Dems' bill would increase college tax credit for middle classtheir children away from the very wealthy to the middle class. Under their mea
Dems' bill would increase college tax credit for middle class
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
their children away from the very wealthy to the middle class. Under their measure, which won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Monday, families that earn more than $500,000 a year would not receive a state credit. Instead, those who... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Colorado lawmakers block future federal water grabslawmakers unanimously made federal water grabs almost impossible. The Colorado
Colorado lawmakers block future federal water grabs
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
lawmakers unanimously made federal water grabs almost impossible. The Colorado Water Rights Protection Act passed both the Colorado House and Senate without a single dissenting vote. The bill thwarts federal efforts to control or own water that... Read more
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CBS Denver
Mental Health Month Encourages Screening, Early TreatmentDENVER (CBS4) – Colorado House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst read a proclamat
Mental Health Month Encourages Screening, Early Treatment
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst read a proclamation at the Capitol on Monday declaring May as Mental Health Month. More than one million Coloradans experience a mental health or substance abuse disorder every year, yet... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Republicans outline positions at fundraiserwhat priorities they believe will lead the party to a successful overthrow. Jo
Republicans outline positions at fundraiser
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
what priorities they believe will lead the party to a successful overthrow. Jon Keyser, who until recently served in the Colorado House of Representatives, said, “2016 is the year we’ve got to win.” Under the Obama administration the federal... Read more
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Vail Daily
Lawmakers unanimously thwart federal water grablawmakers unanimously made federal water grabs almost impossible. The Colorado
Lawmakers unanimously thwart federal water grab
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
lawmakers unanimously made federal water grabs almost impossible. The Colorado Water Rights Protection Act passed both the Colorado House and Senate without a single dissenting vote. The bill thwarts federal efforts to control or own water that... Read more
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Vail Daily
Colorado lawmakers unanimously thwart federal water grablawmakers unanimously made federal water grabs almost impossible. The Colorado
Colorado lawmakers unanimously thwart federal water grab
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
lawmakers unanimously made federal water grabs almost impossible. The Colorado Water Rights Protection Act passed both the Colorado House and Senate without a single dissenting vote. The bill thwarts federal efforts to control or own water that... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
This Mental Health Month, let's
 embrace a 'zero suicide' modelcan happen when mental illness goes undetected. Isn’t it time we fought back?
This Mental Health Month, let's
 embrace a 'zero suicide' model
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
can happen when mental illness goes undetected. Isn’t it time we fought back? Andrew Romanoff is the former speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives. He is the president and CEO of Mental Health Colorado, the state’s leading advocate for... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Regional Center bill to be heard this weekVeterans & Military Affairs Committee last week on a 4-1 vote, but is headed to
Regional Center bill to be heard this week
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Veterans & Military Affairs Committee last week on a 4-1 vote, but is headed to the Senate Finance Committee even though it has a minimal fiscal impact on the state. The bill narrowly got out of the Colorado House April 14 on a bipartisan 34-31 vo... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado House advances Hospital Provider Fee planThe Colorado House passed a change to the state's hospital provider fee Friday
Colorado House advances Hospital Provider Fee plan
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
The Colorado House passed a change to the state's hospital provider fee Friday that could keep $700 million a year in the state budget, instead of going to taxpayer refunds. Though the shift drew five Republican votes in the Democrat-controlled... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado House advances Hospital Provider Fee planThe Colorado House passed a change to the state's hospital provider fee Friday
Colorado House advances Hospital Provider Fee plan
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
The Colorado House passed a change to the state's hospital provider fee Friday that could keep $700 million a year in the state budget, instead of going to taxpayer refunds. Though the shift drew five Republican votes in the Democrat-controlled... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
House gives initial OK to moving $700 million fee out from under TABORand other state needs — at the expense of taxpayers who would otherwise get a r
House gives initial OK to moving $700 million fee out from under TABOR
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
and other state needs — at the expense of taxpayers who would otherwise get a refund — got initial approval from the Colorado House Thursday. Democrats hope to reclassify the 7-year-old hospital provider fee as an "enterprise fund," which... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
House gives initial nod to provider fee enterprisefee enterprise Rep. Yeulin Willett, seated at left, listens Thursday as Rep. D
House gives initial nod to provider fee enterprise
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
fee enterprise Rep. Yeulin Willett, seated at left, listens Thursday as Rep. Dan Thurlow discusses measures before the Colorado House in Denver. DENVER — Transportation and education would see more funding, and raided severance taxes would be... Read more
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Denver Post
House gives initial OK to moving $700 million fee out from under TABORand other state needs — at the expense of taxpayers who would otherwise get a r
House gives initial OK to moving $700 million fee out from under TABOR
Denver Post / Posted 5 days ago
and other state needs — at the expense of taxpayers who would otherwise get a refund — got initial approval from the Colorado House Thursday. Democrats hope to reclassify the 7-year-old hospital provider fee as an "enterprise fund," which... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Wage complaint transparency bill passes Colorado HouseA bill that would make public wage complaints in Colorado passed the Colorado H
Wage complaint transparency bill passes Colorado House
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 5 days ago
A bill that would make public wage complaints in Colorado passed the Colorado House Wednesday morning and is headed to the Senate. House Bill 16-1347 was sponsored by State Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge. It was approved 47-17, with backing... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Work on Clean Power Plan to continueU.S. Supreme Court stay on the controversial U.S. Environmental Protection Agen
Work on Clean Power Plan to continue
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
U.S. Supreme Court stay on the controversial U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Under a bill that a Colorado House committee killed on Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment would have been barred... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Gardner faces Klingenschmitt in Senate District 12In 2012, when he was term-limited after six years in Colorado House District 21
Gardner faces Klingenschmitt in Senate District 12
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 6 days ago
In 2012, when he was term-limited after six years in Colorado House District 21, former Rep. Bob Gardner says he did not suspect anyone would ever accuse him of "not being conservative enough." "I have been at times, in the Legislature,…... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Gardner faces Klingenschmitt in Senate District 12In 2012, when he was term-limited after six years in Colorado House District 21
Gardner faces Klingenschmitt in Senate District 12
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 6 days ago
In 2012, when he was term-limited after six years in Colorado House District 21, former Rep. Bob Gardner says he did not suspect anyone would ever accuse him of "not being conservative enough." "I have been at times, in the Legislature, so... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Partisan sniping hampers bill proposed by Aspen’s state senator to celebrate public landssimple intent to celebrate the value of public lands has been snared in partisa
Partisan sniping hampers bill proposed by Aspen’s state senator to celebrate public lands
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
simple intent to celebrate the value of public lands has been snared in partisan sniping but crossed a hurdle Monday. The Colorado House of Representatives voted 39-26 to support a proposal by Vail Democrat Kerry Donovan to designate the third... Read more
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Denver Post
Boulder DA Stan Garnett, Rep. KC Becker won't face Republican challengersforward by Friday's deadline for vacancy committees to submit candidates for th
Boulder DA Stan Garnett, Rep. KC Becker won't face Republican challengers
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
forward by Friday's deadline for vacancy committees to submit candidates for the GOP's June primary election ballots in Colorado House District 13. Also failing to attract any Republican challengers was Boulder County District Attorney Stan... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Rep. Young will host town hall meeting Saturday10-11:30 a.m. April 30 regarding the latest developments at the state Legislatu
Rep. Young will host town hall meeting Saturday
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
10-11:30 a.m. April 30 regarding the latest developments at the state Legislature, according to a news release from the Colorado House Democrats Communications Office. The town hall meeting will take place at the University of Northern... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Fruit-shaped and gummy bear pot treats banned under bill approved FridayA ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana edibles that resemble fruits has
Fruit-shaped and gummy bear pot treats banned under bill approved Friday
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 10 days ago
A ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana edibles that resemble fruits has passed the Colorado House. A bill that won initial approval in the state House on Friday would ban any infused edibles shaped like fruit, animals or people. Supporters... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Rep. Young will be at town hall meeting Saturday10-11:30 a.m. April 30 regarding the latest developments at the state Legislatu
Rep. Young will be at town hall meeting Saturday
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
10-11:30 a.m. April 30 regarding the latest developments at the state Legislature, according to a news release from the Colorado House Democrats Communications Office. The town hall meeting will take place at the University of Northern... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Fruit-shaped pot treats banned under bill approved FridayDENVER — A ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana edibles that resemble f
Fruit-shaped pot treats banned under bill approved Friday
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
DENVER — A ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana edibles that resemble fruits has passed the Colorado House. A bill that won initial approval in the state House on Friday would ban any infused edibles shaped like fruit, animals or... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
Gummy Bears, Other Pot Treats Banned Under Bill Approved Fridayour KKTV 11 News Facebook page! A ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana
Gummy Bears, Other Pot Treats Banned Under Bill Approved Friday
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! A ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana edibles that resemble fruits has passed the Colorado House. A bill that won initial approval in the state House on Friday would ban any infused edibles shaped like... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Bill would nix 'felon box' for job seekersjob application forms asking if someone had been convicted of a felony under a
Bill would nix 'felon box' for job seekers
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
job application forms asking if someone had been convicted of a felony under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Friday. While Democrats said the idea is needed to help get convicted felons back on their feet and not... Read more
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CBS Denver
Fruit-Shaped Pot Treats Banned Under Bill Approved FridayDENVER (AP) — A ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana edibles that resem
Fruit-Shaped Pot Treats Banned Under Bill Approved Friday
CBS Denver / Posted 11 days ago
DENVER (AP) — A ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana edibles that resemble fruits has passed the Colorado House. A bill that won initial approval in the state House on Friday would ban any infused edibles shaped like fruit, animals or... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Bill study could even out health insurance costs across Coloradothe feasibility of putting all of Colorado into one geographic region to determ
Bill study could even out health insurance costs across Colorado
Craig Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
the feasibility of putting all of Colorado into one geographic region to determine health insurance costs has passed the Colorado House of Representatives and will now head to the Colorado Senate for a vote. Currently, Colorado is divided into... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado Republican Senate primary is now "anyone's game"WASHINGTON — Colorado's Republican race for U.S. Senate is turning into the pol
Colorado Republican Senate primary is now "anyone's game"
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON — Colorado's Republican race for U.S. Senate is turning into the political equivalent of an algebra problem with plenty of variables and no simple answer. At this stage, there are five GOP candidates looking to unseat U.S. Sen. Michael... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Drillers may have to reveal plansin their jurisdictions what their long-range plans are when it comes to drillin
Drillers may have to reveal plans
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
in their jurisdictions what their long-range plans are when it comes to drilling, under a bill that narrowly cleared the Colorado House on Thursday. While the 34 Democrats who voted for HB1430 said the measure merely allows counties to ask that... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Commission: We'll take pay raisehave local control over their own budgets.” On Tuesday, the Senate Local Gover
Commission: We'll take pay raise
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
have local control over their own budgets.” On Tuesday, the Senate Local Government Committee approved the bill, which the Colorado House unanimously approved earlier this month. Mesa County commissioners will get their raise not because of the... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County GOP challengers emerge for a pair of Dem-filled seatspost. Longmont Republican Corey Piper is challenging Longmont Democrat Jonatha
Boulder County GOP challengers emerge for a pair of Dem-filled seats
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 13 days ago
post. Longmont Republican Corey Piper is challenging Longmont Democrat Jonathan Singer's bid for another term representing Colorado House District 11 in the Legislature. Boulder County Republican chairwoman Peg Cage said GOP vacancy committees —... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Whistleblower bill passes 1st test in state legislatureaims to encourage more government employees to blow the whistle on mismanagemen
Whistleblower bill passes 1st test in state legislature
Craig Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
aims to encourage more government employees to blow the whistle on mismanagement and other malfeasance narrowly passed the Colorado House of Representatives on Tuesday. It will soon face another test in the Senate. The bill, from state Rep.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Legislature takes up jobs, dogs, aliensthe Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee voted 3-2 along party l
Legislature takes up jobs, dogs, aliens
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
the Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee voted 3-2 along party lines to kill HB1396, which cleared the Colorado House earlier this month on a bipartisan 46-19 vote. The committee, which is made up of three Republicans and two... Read more
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Colorado Daily
State lawmakers to hold Saturday town hall meeting in Boulderlast town hall meeting during the 2016 legislative session, set for Saturday mo
State lawmakers to hold Saturday town hall meeting in Boulder
Colorado Daily / Posted 15 days ago
last town hall meeting during the 2016 legislative session, set for Saturday morning. Heath, D-Boulder, is to be joined by Colorado House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Gunbarrel, and State Rep. KC Becker, D-Boulder, for the 10 a.m. to noon... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
State lawmakers to hold Saturday town hall meeting in Boulderlast town hall meeting during the 2016 legislative session, set for Saturday mo
State lawmakers to hold Saturday town hall meeting in Boulder
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 15 days ago
last town hall meeting during the 2016 legislative session, set for Saturday morning. Heath, D-Boulder, is to be joined by Colorado House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Gunbarrel, and State Rep. KC Becker, D-Boulder, for the 10 a.m. to noon... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Ex-guv, legislators clash over water billin contested groundwater transfer cases from presenting new evidence in an appe
Ex-guv, legislators clash over water bill
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
in contested groundwater transfer cases from presenting new evidence in an appeal. Their measure, HB1337, cleared the Colorado House on an overwhelming 60-5 vote more than two weeks ago, but it has yet to be introduced into the Senate and... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Sanders wins more delegates at state Democratic conventionand her leadership ability. Former U.S. Secretary of Interior and U.S. Sen. Ke
Sanders wins more delegates at state Democratic convention
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
and her leadership ability. Former U.S. Secretary of Interior and U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar spoke on behalf of Clinton, while Colorado House Rep. Joe Salazar spoke on behalf of Sanders. Ken Salazar started off by talking about how in the late 90s,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Independent candidate quits Senate race, backs Democrattwo years. Jean White, however, lost a GOP primary bid in 2012 to remain in the
Independent candidate quits Senate race, backs Democrat
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
two years. Jean White, however, lost a GOP primary bid in 2012 to remain in the seat to Baumgardner, who was in the Colorado House at the time. The campaign was somewhat controversial. That’s when the Rocky Mountain Gun Owners Association... Read more
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Denver Post
House committee approves notifying patients of standalone ER costsA Colorado House committee passed around an eye-opening document Thursday night
House committee approves notifying patients of standalone ER costs
Denver Post / Posted 18 days ago
A Colorado House committee passed around an eye-opening document Thursday night as it debated a developing health-care issue. It was a medical bill, sent to a 31-year-old man who had been diagnosed and treated for sinusitis at a freestanding... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Student data privacy would be protected by Colorado billA bill that passed unanimously from the Colorado House to the state Senate on T
Student data privacy would be protected by Colorado bill
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
A bill that passed unanimously from the Colorado House to the state Senate on Thursday would force makers of educational software and apps to disclose what they're collecting, why and how they intend to destroy it. Molly Vogt and other advocates for... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Citing funding woes, unaffiliated candidate halts candidacySteamboat Springs — Former state tourism director Al White’s independent run fo
Citing funding woes, unaffiliated candidate halts candidacy
Craig Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
Steamboat Springs — Former state tourism director Al White’s independent run for Colorado House District 8 (including Routt County) is over. White announced April 14 he would withdraw from the race after determining he could not attract sufficient... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
House approves bill to allow patients 
a pharmacy choiceColoradans to go to any pharmacy they choose instead of one designated by their
House approves bill to allow patients 
a pharmacy choice
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Coloradans to go to any pharmacy they choose instead of one designated by their insurance carrier narrowly cleared the Colorado House on Thursday. While proponents of HB1361 said it was a no-brainer to give people a choice on where they could... Read more
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Denver Post
Student data privacy would be protected by Colorado billA bill that passed unanimously from the Colorado House to the state Senate Thur
Student data privacy would be protected by Colorado bill
Denver Post / Posted 19 days ago
A bill that passed unanimously from the Colorado House to the state Senate Thursday would force makers of educational software and apps to disclose what they're collecting, why and how they intend to destroy it. Molly Vogt, and other advocates for... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Bill would extend whistleblower protections to local government workersbe subject to the same whistleblower laws that apply to state workers under a b
Bill would extend whistleblower protections to local government workers
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
be subject to the same whistleblower laws that apply to state workers under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Wednesday. The measure, HB1078, mandates that local governments could not use any disciplinary action... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Bill to keep criminal history questions off job applications advancesa slamming door, she said. "All it takes is someone to believe in you and give
Bill to keep criminal history questions off job applications advances
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
a slamming door, she said. "All it takes is someone to believe in you and give you a chance to succeed," Sprinkle told a Colorado House committee Tuesday, The Judiciary Committee Tuesday gave initial approval — 6-5 on a party-line vote with... Read more
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Denver Post
Bill to keep criminal history questions off job applications advancesa slamming door, she said. "All it takes is someone to believe in you and give
Bill to keep criminal history questions off job applications advances
Denver Post / Posted 21 days ago
a slamming door, she said. "All it takes is someone to believe in you and give you a chance to succeed," Sprinkle told a Colorado House committee Tuesday, The Judiciary Committee Tuesday gave initial approval — 6-5 on a party-line vote with... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Eveatts resign from school district positionssaid Eveatt, drawing a chuckle from the crowd.Superintendent Rick Lovato Jr. re
Eveatts resign from school district positions
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 21 days ago
said Eveatt, drawing a chuckle from the crowd.Superintendent Rick Lovato Jr. read a letter of commendation from the Colorado House of Representatives for Richard Romero. Romero received the Family First Award for his services with TRY (Task... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Grand County voices heard at Colorado State CapitolGrand County Commissioner, Merrit Linke, working with Colorado Counties, Inc. (
Grand County voices heard at Colorado State Capitol
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Grand County Commissioner, Merrit Linke, working with Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), recently testified before the Colorado House Local Government Committee in favor of HB 1367. The bill, sponsored by Representatives Hamner and Rankin, adjusts... Read more
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