Lakewood, Colo. – This week, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) announced the winners of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. This is the 16th consecutive year Perlmutter has hosted this event. The artwork was hung and on display for students and members of the public at Red Rocks Community College, culminating in an awards reception on May 6th. “With more than 130 art works submitted, this year’s art show was one for the record books!” said Perlmutter. “Our community has amazing artists and I’m glad
Two recent actions announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will cost Colorado families $800 million per-year more in gasoline and will have a detrimental impact on neighboring states if Gov. Jared Polis does not request a waiver to the Clean Air Act for emissions that do not originate in Colorado.The trigger for these actions by the EPA was the recent downgrading of the North Front Range of Colorado to the “severe” category for ozone. Previously Colorado had been categorized as "serious."
The Jefferson County Business Lobby (JCBL) — the united voice of JeffCo businesses at the Colorado State Capitol – has been busy analyzing and lobbying on several legislative proposals that may impact our county. The 2022 session will end on May 11 at midnight. This year, over 700 bills have been introduced so far, with more still to come in the final week. Below is an update on some of the most important bills the JCBL is lobbying as we reach the home stretch. JCBL and the business community previously