Get Covered! Health Care Easy Enrollment Advances

February 20, 2020

Bipartisan legislation would facilitate enrolment in health plans DENVER, CO– Representative Susan Lontine’s bipartisan bill to establish a program that would make it easier for health care consumers to find affordable health care coverage today was approved by the House Finance Committee by a vote of 8-2. This measure would help connect uninsured Coloradans to

Federal Funds for Wildfire and Flood Mitigation Could Come to Colorado Under HB20-1142

February 20, 2020

Legislation creates a state fund for local governments to help them secure federal resources for wildfire hazard mitigation DENVER, CO– The House Committee Energy and Environment today passed legislation sponsored by Representative Lisa Cutter to make it easier for communities to secure federal funding for wildfire hazard mitigation projects. The bill passed 7-4. “From Colorado

House Passes Rep. Michaelson Jenet’s Mental Health Wellness Exams Bill

February 20, 2020

Bipartisan legislation would reinforce Colorado as a national leader in mental health parity DENVER, CO– The House of Representatives today passed HB20-1086, sponsored by Representatives Dafna Michaelson Jenet and Colin Larson, by a vote of 45-17. The bill would guarantee insurance coverage for annual mental health wellness exams. “This is one of the most important

Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis Passes Health and Insurance Committee

February 20, 2020

Legislation bolsters prevention efforts and would help reduce the rate of opioid deaths.  DENVER, CO– The House Committee on Health and Insurance today advanced two bills that will help prevent more Coloradans from developing an opioid use disorder and reduce the rate of opioid overdose deaths.  “We can lower the rate of opioid overdose deaths,