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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.


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.


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."