Lt. Gov. Nominee Donna Lynne Earns Initial Approval

April 27, 2016

(April 27) – Lieutenant Governor nominee Donna Lynne, DrPH, earned initial approval from the House State, Veterans, & Military Affairs this afternoon. Gov. John Hickenlooper selected her to serve as Lt. Gov and as Chief Operating Officer for the state. “You couldn’t design a more appropriate background for Lieutenant Governor,” said Gov. Hickenlooper in front

Marijuana Edibles? Only for Adults

April 27, 2016

(April 27) – A bill by Reps. Dan Pabon and Joann Ginal to protect kids from accidentally ingesting marijuana edibles that are easily confused with candy passed out of the House this morning on a bipartisan 49-15 vote. “This is a commonsense bill to protect our kids,” said Rep. Pabon, D-Denver. “My three-year-old can’t tell

Protecting Our Youth

April 26, 2016

(April 26) – A bill by Rep. Jonathan Singer that would inform parents if their children’s coaches have not gone through background checks passed the House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee on an 8-5 vote. Only one Republican member voted in favor of the bill. HB16-1443 requires a youth organization to notify parents

Pregnant Workers Bill of Rights

April 26, 2016

(April 26) – Rep. Faith Winter’s Colorado Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which protects pregnant employees’ health and ability to work, passed the House Health, Insurance & Environment Committee today on a bipartisan 9-4 vote. Examples of reasonable accommodations outlined in HB16-1438 include more frequent bathroom breaks, access to a water bottle, seating and, if available,