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Denver Chamber voices misgivings on construction-defects bill

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce — a key stakeholder in efforts to forge compromise legislation on construction-liability reform — issued a statement today via Chamber President Kelly Brough opposing one of the pending proposals on the issue, Senate Bill 157: “Although Senate Bill 157 contains some meaningful reforms to construction defect laws, we’re concerned that […]

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In battle pitting religious freedom against discrimination, a small surprise victory

Religious Liberty
Colorado House Republicans pitched a religious liberty bill last Wednesday to the Democratic-controlled State Affairs committee. It was the same kind of bill that has stirred hornets nest-like national protests in other states for fear that religious liberty might translate on the ground as discrimination. Republicans knew the bill, HB 1013, would die in committee, […]

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YESTERYEAR: Owens takes steps to fix transportation budget shortfall, Amendment 41 derails three legislators

Fifteen Years Ago this week in the Colorado Statesman … The Colorado Children’s Chorale performance at the White House was proclaimed a riveting success. Thirty-two Colorado children performed at a private event at the White House, an experience the now-adults have surely not forgotten. “The Holiday Open House” event was for White House staff, members […]

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Hudson: Colorado plays host to those tolling for the future

Almost any weekday this summer you could spot Denver conventioneers on 16th Street Mall shuttles by the colorful lanyards adorning their necks. It’s usually easy to discern whether these are visiting dentists, geologists, accountants or lawyers after a quick glance at their badges. But the recent 84th Annual Meeting of the International Bridge, Tunnel and […]

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Brough: Our economic future depends on solving housing challenge

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kelly Brough
The Denver metro area is in the midst of a perfect storm that threatens our ability to retain one of the best workforces in the country. Demand for housing outweighs supply because of the influx of people, coupled with a shortage of new construction for entry-level, for-sale condominiums and houses. Adding to the challenge, we […]

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