Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

 

Gov. Jared Polis Declares November Colorado Apprenticeship Month as Economy Increasingly Requires Lifelong Learning

Denver —  Today, Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued a proclamation declaring November Colorado Apprenticeship Month, in recognition of the increasingly important role such programs play in helping Coloradans gain in-demand skills while earning a paycheck. “Apprenticeships give people of all ages an opportunity to hone existing skills and gain new ones,” said Joe Barela, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE). “As we prepare for today and tomorrow’s rapidly changing economy, the importance of upskilling and reskilling will only grow. Apprenticeships will provide countless Coloradans withRead More


Changing Daylight Hours Means Wildlife on the Move

COLORADO STATEWIDE ― This Sunday, Nov. 3, marks the end of daylight saving time in Colorado. This means drivers will see dusk arriving earlier, and should be aware that wildlife movements are likely to conflict with rush hour traffic on highways statewide. As the sunlight fades during our high-volume commutes, Colorado Parks and Wildlife asks the state’s drivers to be cautious in sharing our roads with wildlife. Autumn is peak seasonal mating and migration for many species, so drivers should stay alert and watch for wildlife as they begin to experienceRead More


COLORADO DESERVES BETTER – I AM VOTING NO ON PROP DD

In an era of money-hungry government, this election cycle seeks to move us further down a path asking taxpayers to give more, fund more, pay more. Water has long been at the forefront of my agenda over the duration of my career in the state legislature. I have served as the Water Committee Chairman several times and have become one of those “water guys” from whom others seek information. I have remained publicly neutral on Proposition DD as several questions were not answered. Instead, I proposed policy changes to requireRead More