Affordable Homes Package Passes House

May 6, 2016

(May 6) –Three bills designed to increase access to affordable housing and encourage home ownership passed the House with bipartisan support this morning. This affordable housing package is a priority for the Democratic caucus due to the ongoing housing crisis in Colorado— both for aspiring homeowners and for renters. One out of every three children

Homes Coloradans Can Afford

May 5, 2016

(May 5) – After some heated debate, three bills designed to increase access to affordable homes and encourage home ownership passed the House on voice votes this evening. This affordable housing package is a priority for the Democratic caucus due to the ongoing housing crisis in Colorado— both for aspiring homeowners and for renters. One

Zero Suicide Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

May 4, 2016

(May 4) – A bill by Rep. Brittany Pettersen to implement the Zero Suicide model in order to reduce the rate of suicide in Colorado earned final approval from the Legislature this morning. Colorado has the seventh highest suicide rate in the nation and the Zero Suicide model has been shown to decrease suicide by

Giving Families the Option to Save

May 3, 2016

(May 3) – A bill by Rep. Daniel Kagan, D-Cherry Hills Village, to help Colorado families utilize their tax refunds to save for college passed the House on second reading this evening. “The purpose of this bill is to encourage people and to facilitate people to make college savings investments,” Rep. Kagan said. “Right now,