Rachael WrightRachael WrightMarch 2, 201715min387

…Twenty Years Ago This Week in The Colorado Statesman … The Colorado General Assembly seemed to have lawmakers' heads stuck in the corporate law section of the Colorado Revised Statutes. At the start of the 1997 legislative session, the Colorado Bar Association pushed two measures in the Legislature that would have far reaching impact in corporate law, and would likely help corporate lawyers make a little extra cash too. One bill revised the Nonprofit Corporation Act and another changed Colorado’s partnership law, while still another helped define the role of partners in a business entity should creditors come knocking.


Rachael WrightRachael WrightFebruary 2, 201712min307

…Twenty Years Ago This Week in the Colorado Statesman … Democrat state legislators were making their opinions known on what they contended was a poor handling of Medicaid funding by the Republican majority. The minority party in both chambers had kicked off the 1997 legislative session clashing early and often with GOP leadership over Medicaid. One Senate Democrats caucus lunch meeting took center stage in late January 1997, as Dem legislators discussed the issue among themselves, bringing in a state expert. Dean A. Woodward, legislative liaison for the Colorado Department of Healthy Care Policy and Financing, gave a presentation at the lunch, providing Democratic members with what they thought would be some information firepower.