Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

 

Gardner Talks Childcare Costs, Education, Tax Adavantages & Employer Contributions

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced the 529 Expansion and Modernization Act on Tuesday.  Senator Gardner’s legislation expands the tax free educations savings account, called 529 savings plans, to be able to be used for early childhood expenses and alternative education opportunities like trade schools and apprenticeship programs. Currently, 529 savings plans are limited to educational costs for post-secondary education or private, public or religious k-12 educational expenses.   “This bill simultaneously addresses two separate issues that I regularly hear about all across Colorado,” said Gardner.  “First, parents throughout the state areRead More


Firefighter Training held by Colorado Fire Officials — July 20 to 22

Fire on the Plains is a collaborative effort to bring low-cost, high quality, hands-on training to the first responders of the eastern plains of Colorado. This unique training event will be held on July 20-22, 2018 at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, CO. In the unforgiving and dangerous business of structural firefighting, training is essential for survival and minimizing injuries. Fire training must continue throughout the career of the firefighter to include repetition of previously learned skills while incorporating new tactics and implementing new technology to produce a well-prepared response.Read More