Legislature

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 […]
March 22, 2016

Support House Bill 1355 – Local Control over Oil and Gas Activities

This bill would reaffirm the ability of local governments to exercise land use authority over oil and gas development within their jurisdiction. This common-sense idea is […]
February 29, 2016

State bill would level the oil & gas playing field

Email your senator to ensure the COGCC works for people, not industry It’s not often a good oil and gas bill gets introduced in the Colorado […]
February 17, 2016

Colorado Legislature in full swing

Rain barrels are back, OHV legislation advances, poultry processing bill introduced The legislature is in full swing and things are moving fast. As the fifth week […]
June 19, 2015

State control could look a lot like Texas

by Charlie Kerr, Grand Junction While the Colorado legislature this spring debated two bills as first steps toward the transfer of control over federal lands to […]
June 8, 2015

Expansion of cottage foods law adds another chapter to Paonia baker’s cookbook

Paying it forward for pickle makers When Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the Cottage Foods Expansion Act last Friday, he added another chapter to Monica Wiitanen’s political […]
May 22, 2015

Expansion of Cottage Foods law passes!

Win on “Pickle Law” tops WCC’s 2015 legislative scorecard by Rachel Zatterstrom, WCC Organizer While the 2015 state legislative session, which ended on May 6, was […]
April 27, 2015

Protect Colorado’s Initiative Process

House Bill 15-1057 is an obvious scheme to weaken the power of everyday citizens to put initiatives on the ballot. Since 1910, the people of Colorado […]
April 14, 2015

Urge your State Rep to support Cottage Foods bill!

WCC’s Cottage Foods Expansion bill (House Bill 15-1102) passed its second hurdle on Friday, April 10, passing out of the House Appropriations Committee with a 11-2 […]
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