On April 10th, President Obama commemorated the passage of Civil Rights Act. He discussed the legacy of LBJ, but also reaffirmed the importance not being complacent when there is still more that needs to be done advance the cause of … Continued
Exum’s Wildfire Mitigation Bill Passes House (April 7) – The House gave bipartisan approval today to a bill to encourage Coloradans to reduce the threat that their homes will be destroyed by wildfire. HB14-1009, sponsored by Rep. Tony Exum (D-Colorado … Continued
(April 4) –The House advanced two bills today to increase access to affordable child care for low-income families across Colorado. HB14-1072, sponsored by Rep. Brittany Pettersen (D-Lakewood) and Rep. Tony Exum (D-Colorado Springs), passed the House on initial voice-vote. It … Continued
(March 19) – The House unanimously passed a bill today allowing all families of fallen soldiers to receive a Fallen Service Member special license plate. SB14-132, sponsored by Rep. Tony Exum Sr. (D-Colorado Springs) and mentioned by Gov. John Hickenlooper … Continued
(March 13) – The House Transportation & Energy Committee unanimously approved a bill allowing all families of fallen soldiers to receive a Fallen Service Member special license plate. Under current law only families of soldiers who were killed in a … Continued
Tax Credit for Childcare Costs Affecting Low-Income Households Passes Committee (March 5) – This afternoon the Finance Committee passed a bill sponsored by Reps. Brittany Pettersen (D-Lakewood) and Tony Exum (D-Colorado Springs) to ease childcare costs for working families. The … Continued
Bipartisan Disaster Relief Package Moves Forward (Jan. 29) – Four disaster relief and prevention bills passed with bipartisan support in committee today. Two of the bills dealt specifically with wildfire prevention while the other two emerged from the Flood Disaster … Continued
(July 1) – A bill to help make sure more Colorado school kids get a decent breakfast went into effect today, in time for the start of the new school year next month.
The House has given final approval to three bills to boost the state’s economy and connect Coloradans to good jobs.
(April 2) – A program to help employers retain their work force and save jobs passed the House by a vote of 36 to 26 today. SB13-157, sponsored in the House by Reps. Tony Exum (D-Colorado Springs) and Tracy Kraft-Tharp … Continued