House Debates, Advances Sweeping Police Accountability Proposal

June 12, 2020

DENVER, CO – The House today advanced Representative Leslie Herod and Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez’s bill to ensure transparency, integrity, and accountability of Colorado’s law enforcement, and to finally make justice possible for victims of police brutality. The bill was approved on second reading.  “Today we took decisive action to put an end to the police violence

Cheers! House Committee Delivers on Alcohol To-Go Bill

June 11, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House Committee of Public Services today passed a bill that will allow restaurants, breweries, clubs, hotels and more, to deliver and offer takeout of alcoholic beverages. The bill is sponsored by Representatives Dylan Roberts and Colin Larson. The bipartisan bill passed by a vote of 9-0. “Restaurants have been hit hard by

House Committee Passes Bill Banning Gay and Trans Panic Legal Defense

June 11, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House Committee of Public Health and Human Services today passed Representatives Brianna Titone and Matt Soper’s bipartisan bill to ban the use of the gay and transgender “panic” defense. The bill passed 12-0. “This is an antiquated and cruel legal defense strategy that should have been abolished a long time ago, “said