Garnett Launches Bipartisan ‘Red Flag’ Law

April 30, 2018

(April 30) – House Assistant Majority Leader Alec Garnett and Assistant Minority Leader Cole Wist introduced a bill today to help save lives and protect first responders.   “This bill can save lives by creating a way for family members and law enforcement to act before warning signs escalate into tragedies,” said Rep. Garnett, D-Denver.

Justice for Victims of Domestic Violence

April 30, 2018

(April 30) – The House gave final passage today to Rep. Matt Gray’s bill to give domestic violence victims more time to decide whether to file civil lawsuits against their perpetrators. For adult victims of domestic violence who wish to bring a civil suit against their abusers, the statute of limitations is only one year,

Child Care Relief for Hardworking Coloradans Passes House

April 29, 2018

(April 27) – The House passed a bill today led by Speaker Crisanta Duran and Rep. Faith Winter to expand child care tax credits for Colorado families.  “Colorado families are spending mountains of money on child care. This bill will make a meaningful difference for middle income families dealing with the high costs of child care,” said Speaker Duran, D-Denver. “Parents should

Weissman’s Transparency in Political Advertising Bill Wins House Approval

April 29, 2018

(April 27) – The House gave approval to Rep. Mike Weissman’s Stand By Your Ad Act. The United States Supreme Court has repeatedly offered support for disclaimer requirements for political advertisements.  “Colorado voters deserve to know who is trying to influence or sway our elections,” said Rep. Weissman, D-Aurora. “This bill would ensure transparency in political advertising