Colorado Farm Bureau names top friends, allies of agriculture

Colorado Farm Bureau names top friends, allies of agriculture

Colorado Farm Bureau recognizes legislative leaders for support for farmers and ranchers

More than half of the state legislature stood up for agriculture, but some Democrats and Republicans stood a little taller, according to the awards announced this week by the Colorado Farm Bureau.

South Platte bill a victory for whole state

South Platte bill a victory for whole state

The unanimous passage of House Bill 16-1256, the South Platte River Water Storage bill, shows that the Colorado Legislature can put politics aside, come together, and get behind an issue that is critical to every square inch and every person in Colorado. I don’t call HB 1256 my bill; it is our bill – all of Colorado’s.

Water storage bill advances in Colorado Legislature

Water storage bill advances in Colorado Legislature

DENVER – The Colorado House on Tuesday gave initial support to a measure that would require a study of water storage in Colorado.

Rep. J. Paul Brown, R-Ignacio, has pushed for the bill for several years, pointing to looming water shortages and pressure on agricultural communities.

Democrats kill Rep. Brown’s attempts to prioritize transportation and education in budget

Democrats kill Rep. Brown’s attempts to prioritize transportation and education in budget

Denver — Today, Democrats in the House killed multiple amendments offered by Representative J. Paul Brown (R-Ignacio) to prioritize general fund dollars for transportation and education in next year’s budget.