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 By Dennis Hisey    Opinion    March 20, 2019

Bills on Our Calendar:

While the marquee (controversial) bills get the attention, the majority of the bills going through the Legislature focus more on some detail or clarification that should or perhaps should not be...

 
 By Dennis Hisey    Opinion    March 13, 2019 

Repeal the Death Penalty, Paid Family Leave, Oil & Gas

SB-182 - Repeal of the Death Penalty has been introduced, it appears to be pretty straight forward. Colorado has been back and forth on this issue. In 1859 we had the first legal execution, in 1897...

 
 By Dennis Hisey    Opinion    March 6, 2019

The Oil and Gas Bill  

We heard it was coming and with the Oil and Gas bill - SB 181, having been introduced late Friday and already scheduled for a committee hearing four days later it's pretty obvious Leadership has...

 

Popular Vote, Sex Ed, Red Flag and Holidays

Starting to see a few more controversial bills making their way through the labyrinth called the Legislature. I'm not complaining, more testimony and discussion should make for a better bill and a...

 

Education Bills Abound

The Governor, the Senate, the House and even the sidewalks around the capital overflow with ideas on how to improve education but it seems like some good ones are getting nowhere. The sidewalks had...

 

Moving to the Transportation and Energy Committee

The first several weeks of the session saw vacancies occurring in the Senate mainly caused by senators leaving to assume other elected and appointed positions. New faces appeared as those positions...

 

One Month In

A quarter of the way through my first legislative session and I've had a bill killed in committee, one pass unanimously out of a committee, led the Pledge of Allegiance for a week and offered an...

 

Squatter Bill 2.0

I assume everyone is aware of the "squatter" problem. Here are a couple of scenarios on how you could find yourself dealing with a squatter in your house or rental property. You are being a good...

 

State and County Officials Hosting Town Hall Meeting Saturday in Ellicott

State Senator Dennis Hisey, State Representative Tim Geitner, El Paso County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder and El Paso County Public Works Director Scot Cuthbertson will hold a town hall meeting from 2-4 p.m. this...

 

Budget Meeting with the Governor

During a media interview Governor Polis stated "Basically a budget is a statement of your values". The household version of that is you spend money on what is important to you. The Governor...

 

Resources For Those Affected By Federal Shutdown

Good day.  I hope all are well and were safe during the recent days of snow, and were able to enjoy a nice Martin Luther King Jr., Day.   I have received various calls and inquiries regarding the...

 

January 12, 2019

The real news coming out of the Capital this week was the Governors State of the State address. From my point of view it was a mixed bag. So here we go – kind of in the order they came up in the...

 

Next Town Hall Jan. 26

I hope all are well.  We had a few cold days last week but I was happy for the moisture and snow for our region and for Pikes Peak, which looked absolutely beautiful Sunday morning before the clouds...

 

Dennis Hisey Begins New Role as State Senator

Former long-time El Paso County Commissioner and Fountain resident Dennis Hisey officially begins his new role as State Senator for District 2 this week. Dennis and his wife, Kathy, are shown with...

 

Planning Commissioner Should Have His 15 Minutes

First I want to wish one and all a happy and blessed New Year! The past month flew by in a blurr; we had to do so much work ahead of each holiday to meet deadlines (adopting the mindset as if the...

 

Meet the New Guy

By way of introduction, my name is Dennis Hisey and by the time you read this I will be your newly minted and freshly sworn in state senator from Senate District 2 (SD2). It's fair to expect this to...

 

State Rep. Landgraf Re-elected, Hisey to serve as State Senator

Incumbent State Representative for District 21 Lois Landgraf was re-elected by voters last week with nearly 59% of the vote, defeating Liz Rosenbaum who has already stated she will seek election...

 

Candidate Profiles State Senator Senate District 2 Dennis Hisey Republican

Age: 65 How can voters contact you?  email [email protected] or mobile 719-351-2121 Background/Related Experience:  Government Experience - Extensive budget experience with 12 years as El...

 

Clerk's Office Completes Final Ballot Count

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office has completed counting all the ballots for the 2018 Primary Election that were received by 7 p.m., on election day. Results will not become official until eight days after the election, with the...

 

Fountain City Council Approves Water Preservation/Restriction Plan

At the May 23 Fountain City Council meeting, the council approved a resolution adopting Water Preservation Measures to be implemented, starting with voluntary “Stage 1” water restrictions, which...

 

Former County Commissioner Dennis Hisey Announces Candidacy for State Senate District 2

Fountain resident and former El Paso County Commissioner Dennis Hisey, a Republican, is announcing his candidacy for Colorado State Senate District 2, replacing Senator Kevin Grantham, a Republican fr... Full story

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion    May 10, 2017

Time and Patience Pays Off

After several years of waiting, from 2015 to 2017, nearing completion, Fontaine Blvd. gets new sidewalks. If you live or drive in this area, surely you have noticed how the students had to walk in the...

 

God's Pantry Owner Expresses Frustration to City Council Regarding Search for a New Site, Lack of Help

The Fountain City Council meeting on February 28 featured numerous topics of discussion, from dog licensing to landlord's rights, a search for a future home for God's Pantry and no local El Paso...

 

Commissioners and Judges Take the Oath of Office During Ceremony at Centennial Hall

Three El Paso County Commissioners, six District Court Judges of the Fourth Judicial District, and three County Court Judges of the Fourth Judicial District received Oath of Office during ceremonies...

 

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