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Democrats prioritize luxury sports cars over road funding

Democrats prioritize luxury sports cars over road funding

April 18, 2018
DENVER—Today, the Democrats on the House Transportation & Energy Committee rejected legislation, on party-lines, that would have ended a controversial tax credit for electric vehicles. The vote came on Senate Bill 18-047, sponsored by Representative Lori Saine (R-Firestone), which would have repealed a 1993 state law that currently provides $5,000-$20,000 in tax credits for alternative fuel or innovative vehicles. While the ...

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House Democrats complicate parents’ lives and school choice

House Democrats complicate parents’ lives and school choice

April 17, 2018
DENVER—Today, House Democrats pushed through, on a party-line vote, legislation that greatly complicates 529 savings accounts in Colorado. In December, Congress passed the Tax Reform and Jobs Act, which allows parents to use 529 savings accounts for K-12 education in addition to higher education expenses. However, Colorado currently only allows higher education expenses as qualified distributions. House Bill 18-1209, sponsored by ...

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Rep. Lois Landgraf - Colorado Springs (HD 21)

Lois Landgraf recognized by the United Veterans Committee of Colorado

April 13, 2018
DENVER—Earlier this week, Representative Lois Landgraf (R-Colorado Springs), was recognized as a “State Distinguished Legislator” by the United Veterans Committee (UVC) of Colorado for her continued efforts to advocacy for the veterans community. The UVC cited Landgraf’s outstanding leadership and dedicated efforts in sponsoring a number of legislative bills aimed at helping combat veterans return to civilian life. Representative Landgraf, who ...

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Rep. Jon Becker - Fort Morgan (HD 65)

Jon Becker helps renew and refocus the Colorado Energy Office on ‘All of the Above’

April 11, 2018
DENVER—Today, the House Transportation and Energy Committee passed a critical piece of legislation that commits the embattled Colorado Energy Office to promote all forms of energy produced in the state. Senate Bill 18-003, sponsored by Representative Jon Becker (R-Fort Morgan), adds nuclear, hydroelectric and propane, as well as energy storage, to the Energy Office’s list of resources it promotes. Additionally, ...

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