Drawing a Line on Child Abuse

April 9, 2013

(April 9) – A key component of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s child welfare reform package began its march through the legislative process today when the House Public Health Care & Human Services voted 8-5 to support a statewide child abuse reporting hotline. HB13-1271, sponsored by Reps. Jonathan Singer (D-Longmont) and Jenise May (D-Aurora), requires the Department

Ed Success Task Force to Be Continued

April 9, 2013

(April 9) – A bill that will continue the Educational Success Task Force and create the Educational Success Legislative Committee passed the House today by a vote of 39 to 24. HB13-1244, sponsored by Reps. Dave Young (D-Greeley) and Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora), will continue the success task force that focuses on ensuring student success at

Protecting the I-70 Corridor

April 9, 2013

(April 9) – A bill that will provide funding for a fire suppression system in the I-70 Eisenhower and Johnson tunnels and creates the Petroleum Cleanup and Redevelopment Fund passed the House today by a vote of 47 to 15. HB13-1252, sponsored by Reps. Millie Hamner (D-Dillon) and Ray Scott (R-Grand Junction), creates a new

Protecting Homeowners

April 9, 2013

(April 9) – Two bills that make reforms to Colorado’s laws dealing with homeowner associations passed the Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee today. HB13-1276, sponsored by Rep. Angela Williams (D-Denver), passed the committee by a vote of 7 to 3 and requires HOAs to establish debt collection policies modeled after the Colorado