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House Bill 1237 – A Good Step for HOA Owners

In his May 16, 2012, column, Stan Hrincevich bemoans the legislative process and the lack of enforcement mechanisms in the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”), which governs homeowners associations. I agree with Mr. Hrincevich: the legislative process can be frustrating. That frustration is not limited to HOA legislation. Bills get amended in committee, voted […]

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2012 Legislation Passed

Yesterday, the 2012 Colorado legislative session came to a close (and as of this newsletter awaiting the announcement of a special session). As I reflect on the session, it has exceeded my expectations (as it is an election year). We were able to work across the aisle and do the work for the people of […]

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Bill Modernizing Colorado Telecom Laws and Lowering Consumer Fees Postponed Indefinitely

Bill Modernizing Colorado Telecom Laws and Lowering Consumer Fees Postponed Indefinitely Legislators Call Upon Public Utilities Commission to Adopt Reforms   Denver – Bi-partisan legislation calling for reform of Colorado’s telecommunication laws (SB 12-157) was post-poned indefinitely today in the Senate Appropriations Committee.  With a broad coalition of consumers, chambers, technology organizations and providers supporting […]

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GOP’s Rx for Gun Violence: More Guns

CONTACT: Rep. Fields 303-246-8280 | Communications Director Dean Toda 303-866-3844 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2012 GOP’s Rx for Gun Violence: More Guns House Republicans Vote to End Colorado Background Check for Gun Buyers (Denver) – House Republicans’ loyalty to GOP — Guns Over People — prevailed today when they gave initial approval to a […]

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House Passes 2012-2013 Budget

(Denver) – The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bipartisan, balanced state budget today that prevents deeper cuts to K-12 and higher education and restores a property tax exemption for older homeowners. The final vote on HB12-1335 was 64-1, with a lone Republican holdout, Rep. Chris Holbert (R-Parker). The budget now goes to the Senate, […]

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The Senseless Deaths of Three Young Men

The Senseless Deaths of Three Young Men While the nation reacts to Trayvon Martin’s death, Denver loses three of its own By: State Representative Angela Williams   On April 4th, we will observe, in multiple moments of silence and reflection, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.  His life was cut short 44 years ago […]

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