Ryden Expanding Services for Vets

June 1, 2016

(June 1) – Gov. John Hickenlooper gave the final seal of approval to a bill by Rep. Su Ryden, D-Aurora, to complete the development of the Fitzsimons State Veterans Nursing Home and Community Living Center on the site of the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. A longstanding champion for veterans in Colorado, Rep. Ryden said

Increasing Access to Quality Child Care

June 1, 2016

(June 1) – A bill by Rep. Janet Buckner, D-Aurora, to align state statute with federal law and thereby increase access to child care was signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper this morning. “This law provides protection for children and working parents by ensuring eligibility for a full year,” said Rep. Buckner. “Small changes

Lontine Health & Vets Bills Now Law

June 1, 2016

(June 1) – Governor John Hickenlooper signed two bills by Rep. Susan Lontine, D-Denver, into law this morning at Sheridan Health Services in Denver. The first bill will expand the Fort Logan National Cemetery and the second ensures Coloradans don’t lose Medicaid benefits without notice or the ability to appeal. The first bill signed into

2016 Opening Day Speech

May 22, 2016

Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst January 13, 2016 OUR COLORADO WAY OF LIFE Members, guests and fellow Coloradans: Welcome to the second regular session of the House of Representatives in the 70th General Assembly. Our counterparts in the 10th General Assembly, back in 1895, were the first to meet in this chamber. Contrary to rumors, I