Political Advocacy Update from Chamber President, Pam Ridler

The Douglas County Business Alliance is in full swing and monitoring legislation that affects business.

Today we took the following positions on these bills:
HB 1008 - Include Career and Technical Education in Building Excellent Schools Today Program (Support)
HB1013 - Child Care Expenses Tax Credit for Low Income Families (Support)
HB1096 - Colorado Right to Rest (Oppose)
SB5 - Import Prescription Drugs from Canada (Oppose)
SB6 - Electronic Sales and Use Tax Simplification System (Support)
SB34 - Local Government Recycling Standards for Food Containers (Oppose)
SB51 - Increase General Fund Funding for Transportation (Support)
SB78 - Open Internet Customer Protections in Colorado (Oppose)
SB85 - Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (Oppose and work on amendments)
You can always find more details and track legislation on our website at www.douglascountybusinessalliance.org