Legislature

April 13, 2017

Senate committee rejects school setback rule

WCC and the Grand Valley Citizens Alliance are deeply disappointed with the Colorado Senate’s Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee‘s 6-5 vote along party lines against […]
April 11, 2017

Take action to get House Bill 1256 passed!

Bill to protect schoolchildren from oil and gas development faces state Senate hearing Wednesday Folks across Western Colorado cheered as House Bill 1256 passed the Colorado House last […]
March 16, 2017

Protect school kids – not just school buildings – from fracking

Ask your legislators to support House Bill 1256! Exciting news: a bill that we and our allies have been eagerly awaiting has finally dropped in the […]
March 9, 2017

WCC’s 2017 Legislative Priorities

WCC has identified some top priorities for the 2017 state legislative session – here are the highlights: Gasfield justice Local Government Liable Fracking Ban Oil and […]
March 9, 2017

Up close and personal with the state legislature

By Emily Hornback, Organizer A record number of WCC members participated in our People’s Lobby Trip to Denver at the end of February – which was […]
February 22, 2017

Act now to stop bad public lands, oil & gas bills!

This week, two bills that will negatively impact two of WCC’s biggest issues face their first test in the Colorado House this Wednesday, Feb. 22. Please contact your […]
June 4, 2016

2016 Legislative Session Wrap Up

2016 Legislative Wrap-up   Good News for Farmers, Eaters, Bakers and Home Canners In one fell swoop, Senate Bill 58 changed two Colorado laws and made […]
April 19, 2016

Wins for local agriculture & rain barrels; air quality funding restored in state budget

With only four weeks left in this year’s legislative session, the pace at the state Capitol is fast and furious and WCC is hard at work defending […]
April 5, 2016

Local control over oil and gas bill dies in the Colorado House

Two of three oil and gas related bills have been voted down. WCC legislative and oil and gas leaders react to the vote:  On April 4,  the […]
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