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Monday, July 28, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Senate’

Lundberg Legislative Report, July 7

Lundberg: Nanny state government policies driving up costs for families & businesses Today Senator Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, responded to the Colorado Department of Health and Human Services rewriting its already extensive rules and regulations adding many unnecessary and burdensome regulations on child care providers. "We all agree that the welfare and safety of children should be a top priority for the Department of Human Services,” said Lundberg. “However, the department’s ... Full Story

Redistricting Fight continues, two views

Redistricting Fight continues, two views

Senate Democrats Kill Two Redistricting Bills In Less Than 24 Hours This evening Senate Democrats voted to kill House Bill 11-1319, the Colorado Communities redistricting map, in the Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee. The bill’s presentation came hours after Senate Republicans forced Democrats to assign the bill to a committee after enacting a procedural move to have every bill read at length until Democrats conceded to hold a public hearing. “This is the second ... Full Story

Senate Passes Responsible Budget Balancing Measures

Budget measures support Coloradans’ priorities and protect important programs DENVER— February 11: Today, the Senate passed a series of bills to balance the current fiscal year budget for the state of Colorado. Since the most recent revenue forecasts, the Joint Budget Committee has worked to prepare the bills, known as “negative supplementals,” in order to adjust the state budget to account for diminished state revenue. Currently, the state is facing a budget shortfall of $342 ... Full Story

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