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Denver 7: Colorado lawmakers to begin new legislative session Wednesday

When state lawmakers gavel back in for a new legislative session Wednesday, they’ll have a lot to tackle, from finding long-term solutions to rising property taxes to improving education, reducing healthcare costs and combating climate change. But several lawmakers believe housing will be the biggest issue.

“What we’re going to be looking at are policies that boost Colorado’s economy and competitiveness,” said Meghan Dollar, senior vice president of governmental affairs and political operations at the Colorado Chamber of Commerce.

The chamber released its legislative priorities for this year. Dollar said the chamber will push lawmakers to do more to ease the regulatory burden on businesses.

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