Colo State Issues

State legislation or agency regulations

Rep. Chris Holbert – Champion for Liberty

Since the Liberty/Tea Party movement began over 3 years ago, there have been numerous pleas for legislators to take serious their oath to uphold the Constitution and to govern according to the principles of limited government.  There have also been numerous legislators and/or candidates who have promised to shrink the size and scope of government… read more

SB12-015 Colorado's "Dream Act" in-state Tuition for Ilegal Immigrants heading to the House.

In a 1790 speech to Congress on the naturalization of immigrants, James Madison stated that America should welcome the immigrant who could assimilate, but exclude the immigrant who could not readily “incorporate himself into our society.” The push to legitimize illegal immigration continues and once again children are being used to “guilt us” into doing… read more

SB12-015 Colorado’s “Dream Act” in-state Tuition for Ilegal Immigrants heading to the House.

In a 1790 speech to Congress on the naturalization of immigrants, James Madison stated that America should welcome the immigrant who could assimilate, but exclude the immigrant who could not readily “incorporate himself into our society.” The push to legitimize illegal immigration continues and once again children are being used to “guilt us” into doing… read more

H.S. Grads 2+2=5 but will soon be saving your life with defribrillator!!

Senate Bill 12-098 CPR Training for High School Students By Sen. Williams S-D and Rep. I’m Term Limited so I don’t care Massey-R, have introduced a bill that defies logic!! The bill requires for high school graduation that students must know not only CPR but also how to operate an automated external defibrillator and the… read more

HB12-1016 PUC Ex Parte Communications – Guess Who Wins Again :(

HB12-1016 sponsored by Rep. Balmer-R would have been a GREAT start towards transparency in the PUC and in reversing many of the decisions that have led to higher rates for all of us.  From the bill: “The bill allows a party to a proceeding before the public utilities commission (PUC) to file a motion seeking… read more

Legislative Update and Hearings for week of January 23, 2012

The best way to stop ANTI-Liberty legislation or just plain stupid legislation is to stop the bill from advancing out of committee!! The best way to PROMOTE pro-Liberty legislation is to pass the bill out of committee!! When citizens attend a committee hearing to testify this often carries more weight than the lobbyists who are… read more

State House Bills Introduced January 17, 2012

The House Democrats who claim to want to create jobs seem to be introducing legislation that will do the complete opposite! Last week the Senate introduced the “Hire Colorado ACT” SB12-001 Sen. Hudak-D and Rep. Duran-D and Ryder-D which requires that all state contracts over $1Million give preferential treatment to companies who: 90% or more… read more