PERA Reform Signed by Gov. Hickenlooper

June 4, 2018

(June 4) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation today sponsored by House Majority Leader KC Becker and Rep. Dan Pabon to assure the long-term solvency of ColoradoPERA, the retirement plan for over 560,000 government employees.  “The system was in need of reform to bring it back into solvency, and with billions of tax payer dollars

Keeping ‘Crossover Youth’ From Falling Between the Cracks

April 6, 2018

(April 6) – Rep. Joe Salazar’s bill to integrate and coordinate management of troubled Colorado youth won voice-vote approval in the House today. SB18-154, sponsored in the House by Rep. Salazar, D-Thornton, addresses the special category of “crossover youth,” those young Coloradans who are involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. By requiring

Young Bills to Support Adults with Disabilities Now Law

June 5, 2017

(June 5) – Gov. John Hickenlooper this afternoon signed two bills into law authored by Rep. Dave Young, D-Greeley, to provide better services for intellectually and medically disadvantaged residents across the state. The first bill signed, HB17-1343, addresses the potential conflict that is present when an organization that determines eligibility and the kinds of services