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Legislation Would Restore PILT and Extend SRS

piltA bipartisan bill was introduced yesterday to restore mandatory funding for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program. It would also renew the Secure Rural Schools program, which supports schools, law-enforcement and roads in more than 700 rural counties across the country. Colorado counties received $34.5 million in Continue reading

Gardner Cosponsoring 40-Hour Work Week Bill

gardnerSenator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced yesterday that he is cosponsoring a bipartisan bill to restore the 40 hour work week, increase wages for Colorado workers, and create jobs. Garnder says he is making it a priority to undo some of the harmful effects of Obamacare. He says the law “has led to reductions in workers’ hours and large penalties for businesses trying Continue reading