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House Passes 2012-2013 Budget

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

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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Denver County Assembly

Denver County Assembly

On Saturday, March 31 I attended the Denver County Assembly at Evie Garrett Dennis Campus. I want to thank those who attended the Denver County Assembly who nominated me to continue representing House District 7. I am very grateful for you support. A large number of delegates represented at the Denver County Assembly that House […]

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Tiger Salamander bill is Signed by Governor

Tiger Salamander bill is Signed by Governor

CONTACT: Representative Angela Williams– 303.905.4324| Senator Joyce Foster– 303.866.4882| |Deputy Communications Director Megan Dubray – 405.596.8261| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2012 Western Tiger Salamander Bill is Signed by Governor (Denver) –A bill designating the Western Tiger Salamander as Colorado’s state amphibian was signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper today. HB12-1147, introduced and sponsored by Rep. […]

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Rep. Williams Applauds Grant for Foreclosure Counseling Program

Rep. Williams Applauds Grant for Foreclosure Counseling Program

CONTACT: Rep. Williams 303-866-2909 | Communications Director Dean Toda 303-866-3844 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2012 Williams Applauds Grant for Foreclosure Counseling Program $5.6 Million Coming from Settlement With Banks Over Abusive Lending Practices (Denver) – Rep. Angela Williams (D-Denver) said today she was delighted that $5.6 million from a $25 billion nationwide settlement with […]

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Female Representatives/Senators

Female Representatives/Senators

Today at the State Capitol, the house and the senate recognized female elected officials in honor of women’s history month.  We introduced former Senator Pat Pascoe, who was the first female elected official voted in the Senate. A press conference took place upon adjournment to recognize the many achievements women in this state have accomplished. […]

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"Bill would increase disclosures by Colorado homeowners association"

“Bill would increase disclosures by Colorado homeowners association”

HB 1237, sponsored by Rep. Williams passed out of the House unanimously, today March 1. Here is an article written by Aldo Svaldi, detailing how House Bill 1237 will change HOA’s, making the Association more transparent.

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Tiger Salamander Bill in the Senate

Tiger Salamander Bill in the Senate

HB 1147, Tiger Salamander as Colorado State amphibian, was heard in Senate Agriculture committee today at 1:30pm.  Over 150 students arrived at the State Capitol to hear the testimony. After 30 minutes of testimony from three students and two professionals, the bill passed unanimously. The next step for HB 1147 is Senate floor. It will […]

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Open House at the Capitol

Open House at the Capitol

Last night, February 16th, the House of Representatives had an Open House that allowed the public to meet their Representatives to see the day in the life of a Legislator. It was a great success! Cake and lemonade was served, and individuals were able to visit the House chambers, legislator’s offices, and even walk out […]

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HB 1237 "HOA Transparency"

HB 1237 “HOA Transparency”

Representative Williams is sponsoring a bill that will make HOA’s financial information become more accessible to homeowners. Currently, the law state’s that homeowners can only receive HOA financial information with “proper purpose.” That law is very broad and could mean a number of things, therefore Rep. Williams is sponsoring a bill that would make it […]

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