(Jan. 23) – House Democrats applauded Gov. Jared Polis’ executive order creating the Office of Saving People Money on Health Care. The office will be led by Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera. Majority Leader Alec Garnett will carry legislation related to the office. “I’m excited to sponsor legislation to create this critical office. House Democrats are
Buckner’s Bill to Require Surgical Smoke Protection Policies Also Clears Committee (Jan. 22) – The House Education committee approved Representative Janet Buckner’s bipartisan bill to provide an income tax credit for early childhood educators. This tax credit will help build economic self-sufficiency among the early childhood workforce and the child care industry. This tax credit
(Jan. 22) – In a 5-4 decision, with the conservative members of the Supreme Court siding with the Trump administration, the court temporarily allowed the administration’s misguided ban on transgender Americans serving in the military to go forward. “Those who currently serve or want to serve in our military and defend our freedoms deserve better.
Longest Federal Shutdown in US History Harming Colorado Families & Economy (Jan. 18) – Democratic members of the Colorado General Assembly urged Colorado’s U.S. Senators to push Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the President to re-open the federal government. In a letter addressed to Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, the lawmakers wrote: “The