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Just a few weeks remain in legislative session

Looking out the window in Denver, watching a snowstorm worthy of a freezing, wintery day, I wonder if Easter is really just around the corner or if maybe we’re back…

Education, water, dissolving the Senate and an award

Last week, the Senate took up the budget bill and, as is often the case, stripped off the amendments made on the bill in the House. This may explain why,…

Developments are more than benign neglect

Last week saw some serious bumps in the road that didn’t bode well for rural Colorado. Repeatedly it’s been stated this year that there’s no war on rural Colorado, that…

Addressing wildfire challenges at the Capitol

The last couple of weeks have been a bit chaotic with the collision of a heavy bill load in committee and on the Senate floor along with my need to…

Passing a bill is like playing chess on a three-dimensional board

With a very busy week behind me, I’m pleased to say that six of the seven bills that I presented in committee passed and now head to the floor for…

Evidence collection, water rights, premature births, geothermal and energy bills on this week’s agenda

In this column, I’ll describe the bills that I’ll be presenting in committee this week. You’ll see why my job is mentally stimulating and challenging, given the variety of topics…

Term limits require adaptation to loss of knowledge, experience

Change is in the air at the Capitol, I can feel it. We’re just short of the halfway mark, that is, if we go the full 120 days of the…

School funding, forest and wildfire management current topics

Construction on the Capitol dome appears to be winding down and, as the scaffolding is slowly dismantled, natural sunlight is beginning to reappear in the center of the building. It’s…

Roberts continues to work on water legislation

In addition to the usual floor and committee schedule, I spent much of last week in meetings discussing two of the water policy bills that I’m sponsoring this session. The…

Bill requires assessment of emergency radio system

Two bills of mine made their way through committee last week. One of these requires the state to do a comprehensive assessment of Colorado’s emergency radio communications system. The assessment…

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