House Gives Preliminary Approval to Bill to Help Colorado Workers

April 23, 2019

Just Transition’ bill would ensure state studies and prepares for future (Apr. 22) – The House gave preliminary approval to Speaker KC Becker and Rep. Rochelle Galindo’s bill to create the Just Transition Office within the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to support the livelihood of coal transition workers, their families and their communities,

House Supports Expanding Access to Voting

April 23, 2019

(Apr. 22) – The House gave preliminary approval to the Colorado Votes Act (COVA), a bill to expand access to voting and minimize long lines on Election Day. Colorado is a national role model for secure, accessible and fair elections, and this bill will expand upon the state’s successful model. “Colorado’s election systems are some

Effort to Legalize Sports Betting Passes House Committee

April 23, 2019

Around $150 billion is wagered illegally on sports every year in the U.S. (Apr. 22) –  The House Finance committee 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

House Approves Weissman’s Campaign Finance Legislation

April 22, 2019

(Apr. 22) – The House passed Rep. Mike Weissman’s bill to help fix Colorado’s broken campaign finance system. “Coloradans have the right to be able to follow the dollars in our elections,” said Rep. Weissman, D-Aurora. “All voters deserve to know who or what is trying to influence their vote. This bill will make Colorado