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Dem Caucus Elects Sen. Hodge To Succeed Tapia on Joint Budget Committee

The Senate Democratic caucus today elected Sen. Mary Hodge, D-Brighton, to succeed Sen. Abel Tapia, D-Pueblo, on the Joint Budget Committee. Tapia resigned this week because he is term-limited and will not be back for the next legislative session.

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Sen. Tapia Resigns Joint Budget Committee Post

Sen. Abel Tapia resigned his post on the Joint Budget Committee on Thursday to allow his successor time to acclimate to the job on the Legislature’s most powerful committee.

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SB10-073: Tapia, McFadyen Pushing Bill To Help Young Mothers

Because the state has little money to spare, a measure aimed at helping young mothers — and their babies — to have better lives seeks to move funds from administration to the street.

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HB10-1190: Energy Tax Vote Expected Today

The Senate is expected to vote today on a bill that would impose a tax on energy use by manufacturers, which would cost Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel in Pueblo an estimated $2 million annually.

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Pueblo Councilwoman Vera Ortegon Files To Run For Sen. Tapia’s Seat

Ortegon, a Pueblo resident for 27 years, will compete against another Republican, Alexander Mugatu.

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Swimming-Pool Tech Vies For Dem Nomination To Succeed Tapia

Eric Taylor, a Democrat, will compete with youth advocate Angela Giron for the nomination in SD-3.

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Latino Leaders Bury Past Discord to Endorse Gov. Ritter’s Re-Election

A year after angering some Colorado Latinos, Gov. Bill Ritter on Tuesday stood shoulder to shoulder with dozens of Latino leaders endorsing him for a second term.

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Gov. Ritter Floats Four Job-Training Proposals

Gov. Ritter and Colorado Senate President Brandon Shaffer on Thursday unveiled four job-training bills that will come into play during the 2010 legislative session.

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Sen. Romer Being Groomed For Spot on Colorado’s Joint Budget Panel

Romer, an investment banker, gave up a seat on the Senate Education Committee to spend a year shadowing the JBC and to serve a term as vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee. INSIDE: TODAY’S JBC SCHEDULE.

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Three Initiatives Target State Finances In Colo.

Three proposed ballot questions that alter the state’s finances may soon appear on next year’s ballot. READ THE INITIATIVES.

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