Effort to Legalize Sports Betting Passes House

April 24, 2019

Around $150 billion is wagered illegally on sports every year in the U.S. (Apr. 24) – The House passed a bipartisan bill sponsored by Majority Leader Alec Garnett that would legalize sports betting in Colorado. This bill would require voter approval if passed by the General Assembly. “Coloradans should have the option of betting on

House Moves Bill to Keep Kids Safe

April 24, 2019

Colorado ranks last in kindergarten immunizations (Apr. 24) – The House gave preliminary approval to Rep. Kyle Mullica’s bipartisan bill to address Colorado’s low vaccination rates. Higher vaccination rates decrease the risk of outbreaks of preventable contagious and deadly diseases. “This bill is about the safety of our students. Colorado ranks last in the country

Teacher Preparation Program and High School Pilot Bills Pass Out of House Committee

April 24, 2019

(Apr. 23) – The House Education committee approved two bills that will help provide more resources for Colorado’s teachers and students.  “When I worked at Fort Lewis College, it was empowering to watch young people get excited about their profession,” said Rep. Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango. “However, I also saw some challenges arise, especially for future educators. This