Recognizing the Work of STEM Students

March 15, 2017

  (March 15) – A bill from Rep. James Coleman, D- Denver, passed out of the House Education Committee 12-0 today which will allow Colorado school districts to grant students a diploma endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to a graduating high school student who has proved mastery in the field. “As we

Helping All Coloradans Live as Who They Are

March 14, 2017

(March 14) – A bill to remove one of the many obstacles that transgender people must overcome to live safely in Colorado won voice-vote House approval this morning. HB17-1122, sponsored by Rep. Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, would remove the current requirement that transgender people undergo sex reassignment surgery before being allowed to change the gender marker on

Danielson Expands Childcare Options

March 14, 2017

(March 14) – A bipartisan bill by Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, to expand daycare options in Colorado earned final approval from the House with an overwhelming 60-3 vote this morning. “I bring this measure for all of the hard-working parents across the state who are struggling to find quality, affordable child care,” said Rep.

House OKs ‘Gray Market’ Marijuana Crackdown

March 13, 2017

(March 13) – A bipartisan bill to keep criminals out of marijuana cultivation in Colorado and protect Colorado communities from industrial-scale growing operations passed the House this morning. Currently, Colorado law allows each individual to grow up to 99 marijuana plants unlicensed on residential property for medical use and places no hard limits on recreational-use