Ask any Colorado legislator what they hope to accomplish in the upcoming session and they will tell you they want to create jobs, or help businesses create jobs, or remove regulatory impediments to job creation, or improve access to capital.
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A bill that would have allowed anyone able to purchase a handgun in Colorado to conceal the weapon was shot down in the State and Military Affairs Committee today.
As State Senator Rollie Heath calls on Colorado voters to raise taxes in order to better fund education, his friends across the aisle today offered praise to Governor John Hickenlooper for agreeing that now is no time to raise taxes.
Protests erupted Tuesday as Tea Party and free market activists clashed with union members, politicians and union supporters who had gathered on the steps of the State Capitol to rally against Wisconsin legislation to eliminate collective bargaining for many of that state’s workforce.
Though the power of the Tea Party weighed on the minds of some Republican legislators today, it was not strong enough to stop the passage of a resolution that would make it more difficult for people to amend the constitution through the ballot amendment process.
The Statewide Internet Portal Authority yesterday announced eGovernment Services Grants for 24 communities. The grants, totaling about $100,000 are to help local communities increase their use of the internet in delivering services.
With all the GOP naval-gazing and talk of reform, it’s time now to ask that perennial question: Will Douglas Bruce, the soon-to-be-erstwhile state lawmaker helping to oversee a government he wants to dismantle, successfully shape-shift his way back on top? Or is it time to stick a fork in him? Not surprisingly, it depends on who is asked.
Let’s review. What happened besides Rep. Douglas Bruce leveling his latest effrontery at Mexican migrant workers as “illiterate peasants?” Well, there was that mob of TV and print reporters who proceeded to chase him around the building, asking him…