DENVER — A far-reaching measure introduced at the Statehouse Wednesday not only reauthorizes and revamps a Colorado Energy Office that never quite fulfilled its original potential, but it includes other provisions aimed at ensuring that an “all of the above” energy sector remains a cornerstone of Colorado’s economy for years to come.
DENVER—Today, Senate Democrats refused to stand up for Colorado families and hold government accountable for continuing to uphold policies that encourage crime and make our communities less safe.
Senate Bill 17-281, carried by Senator Tim Neville (R-Jefferson County) and Senator Vicki Marble (R-Fort Collins), holds accountable local governments who fail to keep their communities safe by passing sanctuary city policies.
SB 281 declares these policies unlawful under the US Constitution and contrary to public safety, and provides a course of civil action for those harmed by these policies to hold local governments liable.
Democrats offered four amendments to the Committee of the Whole report to show that SB 281 did not pass, refusing to stand against overly broad government immunity.
DENVER — Senate President Kevin Grantham (R-Canon City) and Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Randy Baumgardner (R-Hot Sulphur Springs) released the following statements today after HB-1242 failed to pass the Senate Finance Committee.
Denver -- Industrial hemp may become Colorado's next big cash crop, following Monday's unanimous approval by the Colorado House of Senate Bill-117, authored by Montrose Republican Senator Don Coram, which ensures that Washington can't deny hemp growers access to water from federal reclamation projects, due to disagreements between Washington and Denver on drug and farm policies.