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Rep. Hugh KcKean

The legislature saves 86,000 nurses in their first bill sent to the Governor

January 17, 2018
DENVER—Today, the House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 18-027, sending Governor Hickenlooper the first bill of the 2018 session. The bill, sponsored by Representative Hugh McKean (R-Loveland), changes the current interstate Nurse Licensure Compact to the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact. While the new compact makes several changes to the current background check process, most notably it relieves all nurses licensed ...

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House Republican Leader Patrick Neville - Castle Rock (HD 45)

House Republican Leader Patrick Neville's opening day remarks

January 10, 2018
Madam Speaker, Madam Majority Leader, esteemed colleagues and honored guests: Welcome to the second regular session of the 71st General Assembly. I’d like to congratulate the newest members, Representatives Reyher and Roberts: Welcome to the pit…I mean chamber, to the chamber! DILLY DILLY. I believe I can speak for everyone in this room when I say that serving in the ...

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House Republicans CORA Governor’s office for required budget documents

House Republicans CORA Governor’s office for required budget documents

January 8, 2018
DENVER—On Friday, House Minority Leader Patrick Neville (R-Castle Rock) and Assistant House Minority Leader Cole Wist (R-Centennial) sent a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) request to Governor Hickenlooper and his budget director Henry Sobanet asking for budget documents the Governor’s office is statutorily required to produce. The CORA request is specifically asking for the state’s budget request as mandated by Senate ...

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Rep. Neville’s statement on the December state revenue forecasts

Rep. Neville’s statement on the December state revenue forecasts

December 20, 2017
DENVER— Today, the Colorado Legislative Council and the Office of State Planning and Budgeting released their quarterly revenue forecasts to the Joint Budget Committee. The forecast prepared by the Legislative Council showed the General Fund is expected to grow $748 million over the previous fiscal year, and if the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is passed by Congress this week, ...

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Minority Leader Neville’s statement on the special session

Minority Leader Neville’s statement on the special session

October 3, 2017
DENVER—Today, the Colorado General Assembly concluded its work on Governor Hickenlooper’s special session, unable to pass his proposal to reinstate the taxation authority for special districts around the state. His specific proposal, and subsequent call for a special session, came several months after analysts determined a new law, signed earlier in the year, inadvertently removed that taxation authority on recreational ...

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