HB 1298: Expand Firearm Transfer Background Check. Among other things, this bill will essentially give the CBI unlimited time to process your background check instead of the 3 days they are currently allowed. No need to ban guns when you can just tie up the approval process indefinitely. HB1299: Office of Gun Violence Prevention. This … More Three New Gun Bills Introduced Last Week
We SUPPORTED HB21-1104, until they loaded it up with pork. Now we OPPOSE this bill. This bill started out great. Allow educator license renewals to go from 5 – 7 years. Lighten the load on our teachers. Save the taxpayers $292K and reduce the size of government by 4 full time employees. Terrific. Then came … More Beware the Trojan Horse
HB21-1274 is a real head scratcher This bill would direct the department of personnel to inventory any unused state-owned buildings, then seek out developers who would be willing to convert them into affordable housing or renewable energy facilities. Two Questions: Has our state government grown so large, it doesn’t know what properties we own, and … More Things that make you say hmmmm
SB21-238 was introduced this week and our state legislature is about to take us all for a ride. If passed, the Front Range Passenger Rail District would be created “for the purpose of planning, designing, developing, financing, constructing, operating, and maintaining a passenger rail system and specifying the territory, governing structure, powers, and duties of the district.” With … More All Aboard!
Senate Bill 21-199: Remove Barriers to Certain Public Opportunities This bill would provide public benefits to anyone in Colorado, regardless of legal status. (think K-12 education, higher education, healthcare, COVID stimulus money, etc.) Most folks agree that our country needs more workers and that there are many jobs that go unfilled. This bill would … More Open the Floodgates!