Employment for Adults with IDD

June 10, 2016

(June 10) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill by Rep. Dianne Primavera this morning to help ensure that individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities can find meaningful employment. “All Coloradans are capable of meaningful work, including those with disabilities,” said Rep. Primavera, D- Broomfield. “If society in general had an unemployment rate of 75

Implementing Zero Suicide in Colorado

June 10, 2016

(June 10) – A bill by Rep. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood to implement the Zero Suicide model in order to reduce the rate of suicide in Colorado was signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper this morning. “Whether you know someone personally or know a family going through the loss of a loved one, suicide is something that

Justice for Sexual Assault Victims

June 10, 2016

(June 10) – A bill by Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, to grant more time for justice to be served in sexual assault cases was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper this morning. HB16-1260 extends the statute of limitations for adult sexual assault cases from 10 to 20 years. “This law is about closure and