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2012 Included a CCA Members in HB12-1119 By David Foster, Mary Marchun and Jeannie Vanderburg deregulation bills while also preventing hurtful business legislation from passing. ‘SUCCESS’ for 2012 Session Review In 2012, each caucus and the Governor’s Office brought forth unique ideas on how to help the economy recover; bidder preference legislation from the Senate Democrats, enterprise zone reform led by the House Democrats, de-regulation proposals by Republicans from both chambers, and funds for OEDIT’s economic development commission spearheaded by the Governor’s Office. Due to the nature of the split legislature, the majority of this T he last two years at the State Capitol were surprisingly productive despite split party control of the State Senate and the State House. Members worked across the aisle to pass bills that would positively affect Colorado’s business community and jobs climate. The General Assembly passed a fiscally sound Colorado budget with near unanimous support for two consecutive years. With job creation the focus for both parties the business community was able to pass useful legislation was either killed or watered down significantly. The two biggest successes for the contractors in the 2012 legislative session were HB12-1119 and HB12-1002. Both measures were aimed at creating efficiencies in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. HB121119, known as the SUCCESS ACT, limits the discretion of CDPHE to impose a fine or minor violation of state law or agency rule. CCA’s lobbyists spent a lot of time and resources to work with all stakeholders to pass the legislation. CCA’s Executive Director Tony Milo hailed it 16 • THE CONSTRUCTORS’ VOICE 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Constructor's Voice - 2013

2012 President
Meet the 2013 President
Executive Director’s Message
2012 Associate Council Chairman
Meet the 2013 Associate Council Chairman
Social Media: What Am I?
2012 Included a ‘SUCCESS’ for CCA Members in HB12-1119
The Coming Talent War
CWFC Sees Continued Successes, New Directions
Congratulations to the 2011 CCA-CDOT Project Management Award Winners
Your Association Staff
A Vision for Colorado!
What is SBTRC, and How Can It Help You?
Colorado Contractors Trust Rates Remain Below Market Trends
Your Association Staff
Setting Up Your People for Success
CG/LA Infrastructure
Index of Advertisers/

The Constructor's Voice - 2013