Big Bipartisan Step for Transportation Package

March 28, 2017

(March 27) –– A bipartisan transportation compromise to fix Colorado’s overburdened transportation system passed the House Finance Committee with a 10-3 vote this afternoon. “This bill has come out of months of negotiations to solve our need for statewide transportation solutions,” said Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, the chairwoman of the House Transportation & Energy Committee,

Kraft-Tharp Bill to Improve Heart Attack Care Passes House

March 27, 2017

(March 7) – A bipartisan measure by Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, D-Arvada, to improve hospital care for heart attack patients earned final approval from the House this morning with a 39-24 vote. HB17-1246 is the first bill to implement the recommendations of the STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, a very serious type of heart attack) task force,

House Passes McLachlan Bill to Address Teacher Shortage

March 27, 2017

(March 27) – A bipartisan bill sponsored by Rep. Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango, to create a plan of action to address the teacher shortage crisis in Colorado earned final approval from the House this morning with a 37-26 vote. “This bill is about action—it’s time to deliver results for our kids,” said Rep. McLachlan. “We know