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HB10-1211: Late-Fee Cap For Trailers May Stall in Colo. Legislature

The Colorado Legislature’s one attempt to roll back late fees established by the “FASTER” transportation-funding bill is on the brink of dying in a dispute over exactly how many trailer owners should get those breaks.

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HB10-1212: Coloradans May Be Able to Avoid Vehicle-Registration Late Fees

Coloradans could get out of paying a fee for registering their vehicles late under a bill scheduled to be heard this morning by a House committee.

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FASTER Sponsor Rice Taps Brakes on Romer’s Colfax Streetcar Idea

A pending bill to fund a streetcar line along Colfax Avenue in Denver and Aurora–using dollars drawn from a statewide hike in vehicle-registration fees under last year’s FASTER transportation plan–might not actually fit under the 2009 legislation, that measure’s author says.

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Following Late-Fee Flap, Push Is On To Fix FASTER

A public outcry against new late fees tucked away in Gov. Bill Ritter’s sweeping transportation-funding measure last year has spawned a number of Republican attempts at a rollback in the new legislative session.

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Sen. Al White To Challenge Vehicle Registration Fees

State Sen. Al White said he plans to sponsor a bill in 2010 that would reduce late vehicle registration fees implemented this year.

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In 2010, Republicans Hope To Pick Off Schwartz’s SD-5 Seat

Bob Rankin, who lives in Aspen and Carbondale, and Wayne Wolf of Delta are vying for the chance to pick off Gail Schwartz’s Senate District 5 seat for Republicans, who are hungry to reclaim power after four years of Democratic Party domination at the Capitol in Denver.

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Littleton Rep. Joe Rice Wraps Up Fourth Tour of Duty in Iraq

Col. Joe Rice this week will officially end what has simultaneously been his easiest and most difficult tour of duty yet in Iraq.

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Car Fees Pose a Conflict for State GOP

A strident GOP pledge to kill the fees, which are slated to pour $250 million a year into the maintenance of Colorado’s crumbling roads and bridges, would have riled the amalgam of transportation and business interests that backed FASTER.

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