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ACTION ALERT:  Senate Appropriations Committee to hear HB-1161 on Friday

Emails and phone calls needed to ensure passage

Posted April 23, 2008



(The following was received today from Jay Davis of CARD.  Please take a moment to contact one or more of the senators who will be considering HB-1161 on Friday.  For more information on the bill, click here.  JW)



Update on HB 1161 and Action Alert

HB 1161 is gaining strength as it moves through the Colorado General Assembly.  HB 1161, sponsored by Rep. John Kefalas (D-Fort Collins), Rep. Randy Fischer (D-Fort Collins), Sen. Steve Johnson (R-Fort Collins) and Sen. Bob Bacon (D-Fort Collins) would provide protections for ground water impacted by in-situ leach uranium mines.

HB 1161 was unanimously passed by the Senate Local Government Committee and will be heard in the  Senate Appropriations Committee this Friday 4/25/08.

Please contact your local state representatives and senators and let them know that you support the bill and they should also.

Here is contact information for the Appropriations Committee members who are going to review HB 1161.  As stated above, please contact them now and let them know you endorse this important bill.




Senator John P. Morse (D), Chairman;

Cap: 303-866-6364
E-mail: john.morse.senate@state.co.us


Senator Maryanne "Moe" Keller (D), Vice-Chairman;

Cap: 303-866-4856
E-mail: senatorkeller2002@yahoo.com


Senator Greg Brophy (R);

Cap: 303-866-6360
E-mail: greg@gregbrophy.net


Senator Ted Harvey (R);

Cap: 303-866-4881
E-mail: ted.harvey.senate@state.co.us


Senator Steve Johnson (R);

Cap: JBC: 303-866-2586
E-mail: steve.johnson.senate@state.co.us


Senator Mike Kopp (R);

Cap: 303-866-2638
E-mail: mike.kopp.senate@state.co.us


Senator Chris Romer (D);

Cap: 303-866-4852
E-mail: chris.romer.senate@state.co.us


Senator Abel J. Tapia (D);

Cap: 303-866-4878
E-mail: abel.tapia.senate@state.co.us


Senator Jennifer Veiga (D);

Cap: 303-866-4861
E-mail: jennifer.veiga.senate@state.co.us


Senator Sue Windels (D);

Cap: 303-866-4840
E-mail: senatorwindels@comcast.net


HB-1161 & HB-1165