Politics

Page 3 of 51


John Hickenlooper

Guv to sign tax-friendly bill in GJ

By Charles Ashby

Gov. John Hickenlooper will be on the Western Slope over the next few days to sign bills enacted during the 2015 session of the Colorado Legislature that ended last week, and talk about other issues facing the region. Among them is to be a ...


TABOR throws big wrench into legislative deals

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — This year’s session of the Colorado Legislature addressed some significant issues, but many of them didn’t survive the 120-day session that ended last week. Those that came up short include funding for contraception ...


Final day: Testing,
 consumer advocates

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The final day of the Colorado Legislature saw some last-minute compromises and one game of chicken. The compromise came when lawmakers agreed on just how to reduce the number of student assessment tests that have become so ...


Tax-friendly bill clears Legislature

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Despite what turned out to be widespread support, it still took somewhat of a Herculean effort to get the Colorado Legislature to approve a measure Wednesday designed to help rural parts of the state recover their ...


Fewer debatable bills at end of 2015 Legislature session

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — As the final day of the 2015 session begins today, lawmakers have a few less contentious measures to worry about. On Tuesday, a Senate panel nixed an idea to turn the state’s hospital provider fee used to fund health ...


Ballot changes being discussed in Legislature

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Colorado voters would be able to see the fiscal impact of any proposed citizen’s initiative before they sign petitions to put measures onto the ballot, under a bill that won approval in the Colorado House on Monday. The ...


Senate gives tax-friendly bill initial nod

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill designed to help rural areas of the state recover from the recent recession as Front Range cities have saw more changes made to it in the Colorado Senate, which then gave it a preliminary thumbs-up on Monday. Instead of ...


Not too late to legislate, but close

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — With only three days left in the 2015 session, Colorado lawmakers still have a full slate of heady issues to tackle. Those ideas range from economic development bills for rural Colorado to consumer matters to what to do long ...


Lawmakers grapple with plan to bolster state pension fund

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Moments after the Colorado House gave final Friday approval to a bill designed to help the state’s largest public employee pension system become solvent, one of its Senate sponsors pulled his support of the measure. Sen. ...


Senate panel waters down drone camera bill

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A Senate committee dramatically altered a bill Wednesday that would have made it a crime to take someone’s picture if the subject of that shot believed that they had a reasonable expectation of privacy. When the measure, ...


Page 3 of 51




TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy