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Ernest LuningErnest LuningApril 19, 201715min1050

Officials say they’re hopeful a breakthrough compromise reached on construction defects legislation as Tuesday night turned to Wednesday will thaw Colorado’s frozen condominium market and help resolve the state’s housing crisis. Calling the agreement a “psychic win,” Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday at a Capitol news conference that he expects builders to respond favorably, and quickly.



Joey BunchJoey BunchApril 18, 20172min87
The Colorado statehouse on Tuesday is where the wild things were — snakes, lizards, prickly porcupines and brightly featured birds. “I would like to welcome all the wild animals to the Capitol,” said Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, “And it’s also Zoo Day.” Everyone laughed then paid tribute to one of the state’s signature tourist attractions […]

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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 31, 201710min1010

Assistant House Minority Leader Cole Wist, a Centennial Republican, says he’s committed to both of the bipartisan construction-defects bills before the Legislature despite concerns expressed by a coalition of business leaders, adding that his decades of experience as a high-stakes litigator lead him to believe an agreement could be at hand.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 29, 201711min1100

Construction-defects reform legislation hit a snag as frustrated Democrats accused a group of business leaders and affordable housing advocates of throwing up roadblocks to a bipartisan bill that had been set for its first hearing Wednesday, but a spokesman for the coalition says they’re still at the table and are confident an agreement can be reached.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 20, 20178min930

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. "It isn't a compromise."