Legislative Updates

This update informs members about breaking news or urges immediate action on issues of importance to local school boards.


Legislative Update: March 19, 2019
March Revenue Forecast

Legislative Update August 8, 2018
CASB and CASE file lawsuit challenging transportation addition to HB 18-1306

Legislative Update: June 6, 2018
Governor Hickenlooper’s Response to HB 18-1306, Concerning Students in Foster Care

Legislative Update: September 25, 2017
PERA Board of Trustees Reform Recommendations

Legislative Update: May 11, 2017
The final 72 hours under the Golden Dome

Legislative Update: April 12, 2017
Big education bills still undecided

Legislative Update: March 29, 2017
Overview of SB 267 – Sustainability of Rural Colorado

Legislative Update: March 20, 2017
Budget clock starts ticking with March revenue forecast

Legislative Update: March 15, 2017
TABOR fix intriguing but faces long odds

Legislative Update: February 16, 2017
Senate Ed puts charter bill on fast track

Legislative Update: January 18, 2017
Pot tax hike, cut in homestead exemption proposed to cover property tax gap

Legislative Update, November 10, 2016
Colorado stays the course at the capitol

Legislative Update: November 2, 2016
Hickenlooper’s budget cuts K-12 by adding $46 million to negative factor

Legislative Update: September 20, 2016
State economists predict lower revenues for 2016-17

Legislative Update: January 25, 2016
Three reports presented to School Safety committee

Legislative Update: January 22, 2016
CASB urges members to review school shooting report

Legislative Update: May 29, 2014
Summer school for boards: Three steps to bolster your lobbying momentum

Legislative Update: March 7, 2014
CASB working hard to address member concerns regarding HB 1292

Legislative Update: April 23, 2013
School finance bill status report

Legislative Update: July 19, 2012
Rise to the Challenge: Act Now to Connect with Candidates

Legislative Update: March 9, 2012
Sen. Brophy Q-and-A session March 16

Legislative Update: March 8 & 9, 2012
Listen to Jane Urschel and Rep. Massey discuss K-3 literacy bill (Correction on date of House Education Committee hearing on K-3 literacy bill)

Legislative Update: December 22, 2011
December Revenue Estimates Bring Good News

Legislative Update: November 11, 2011
State Board adopts educator effectiveness rules

Legislative Update: November 3, 2011
Governor’s budget proposes $89 million cut to school finance

Legislative Update: July 30, 2011
CASB Action Item: USDE Conference Call Thursday, July 30

Legislative Update: June 22, 2011
June Revenue Forecast Better than Expected

Legislative Update: April 21, 2011
House Finds More Money for School Finance, Passes Bill on Second Reading

Legislative Update: February 16, 2011
Governor’s Budget Delivers Direct Blow to K-12

Legislative Update: January 20, 2011
Week One: Few Surprises, Lots of Work Ahead