House OKs Bridges Bill Cracking Down on Data Breaches

April 20, 2018

(April 19) – Rep. Jeff Bridges’ bill to protect Coloradans’ private data from abuse in events like the massive Equifax data breach won voice-vote approval in the House tonight. HB18-1128, sponsored by Rep. Bridges, D-Greenwood Village, and Cole Wist, R-Centennial, tightens standards for companies and holds them accountable for data breaches. “The massive data breach

House Protects Net Neutrality

April 17, 2018

(April 17) – The House passed legislation today to ensure that an open and free internet is protected in Colorado. HB18-1312, sponsored by Reps. Chris Hansen, D-Denver, and Leslie Herod, D-Denver, to protect net neutrality and safeguard taxpayer money, passed on a 35-28 vote. Last year, the Trump administration rolled back Obama-era rules ensuring a

Shining a Light on Runaway Prescription Costs

April 12, 2018

(April 12) – Reps. Joann Ginal and Dominique Jackson won voice-vote House approval today for their bill to add some transparency around skyrocketing prices for pharmaceutical drugs. Under HB18-1260, pharmaceuticals companies would be required to provide 90 days’ notice to the public when they increase the price of a drug by 10 percent over two