Instead of inking a final deal to pay for transportation, a Colorado House committee was still using pencils with big erasers Wednesday afternoon, as Senate Bill 1 continued to undulate with amendments between partisan interests.
A bill supported by the Colorado truckers to fight human trafficking rolled out of the House and headed for the Senate Tuesday. House Bill 1808 would add human-trafficking prevention to the training regiment of those seeking a commercial driver’s license. Truck stops are magnets for prostitutes, and the Colorado-based Truckers Against Trafficking was formed in […]
A bill last year to plow $300 million a year in Colorado from a sales tax bogged down over tolls. Legislation this year would take that much money out of the state budget, and it steers around the sticky politics of toll roads. “If we ask voters to let us use $300 million of taxpayer […]
Shaun Egan, the president and CEO of Iron Woman Construction and Environmental Services in Denver, has been elected chairman of the politically influential Colorado Motor Carriers Association, the state’s trucking industry advocacy group. The Colorado Motor Carriers Association is one of the key players in Colorado’s transportation debate, as lawmakers continue to try to find […]
From roads to pot, the week’s news included the Colorado legislative session entering its homestretch, while the 2018 election campaigns are stumbling out of the gates. What took the lead on reach and impact to Coloradans in a week full of contenders? The Colorado Politics staff submits this list for your humble consideration: 1. Transportation […]