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Grantham: Don’t call new construction defects bill a ‘compromise’

Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Cañon City, gamely smiles for a photograph while standing in front of a "Kong: Skull Island" display promoting the remake of the classic "King Kong" in the theater lobby prior to the premiere of "The Last Bill, a Senator's Story," a documentary produced by former state Sen. Linda Newell, D-Littleton, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Littleton. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Senate President Kevin Grantham tossed some cold water this weekend on the bipartisan backslapping that greeted the introduction of a new bill aimed at resolving longstanding tensions over construction defects litigation policy and spurring moribund condominium construction across the state. “Don’t call it a compromise,” the Cañon City Republican told The Colorado Statesman on Saturday. […]

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Noonan: Halfway done but not half-baked in the 2016 General Assembly

Paula Noonan
So far, the governor has signed 29 bills. Of those, 15 are supplemental appropriations. The supplementals passed unanimously in the Senate. Only corrections, military affairs, and public safety received unanimous support in the House. Republicans in the Senate voted to keep government running. Republicans in the House, not so much. Senate GOPers are on the […]

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Rep. Klingenschmitt takes another religious stand

Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, R-Colorado Springs, stands in his office in front of a window overlooking the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Denver.
It was his last scheduled appearance before the House State Affairs kill committee, and fiery internet preacher Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, R-Colorado Springs, was relishing the moment. Everyone in the room knew his religious freedom bill, HB 1123, was going to be voted down by the committee’s majority Democrats. The committee’s banter around the bill was […]

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