‘Breakfast After the Bell’ Advances

January 28, 2013

(Jan. 28) – The House Education Committee gave initial approval today to a bill to help make sure Colorado schoolkids get a good breakfast. HB13-1006, by Reps. Dominick Moreno (D-Commerce City) and Tony Exum Sr. (D-Colorado Springs), would require schools where at least 70 percent of the students qualify for federal free or reduced lunch

Standing Up for Protection of Pregnant Women

January 28, 2013

(Jan. 28) – Reps. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) and Claire Levy (D-Boulder) introduced a bill today that will give prosecutors the ability to bring additional charges against a perpetrator whose criminal conduct  causes a woman to lose her pregnancy. The bill, HB13-1154, creates a new category of crimes involving “unlawful termination of a pregnancy.” But unlike

Colorado House Recognizes USS Pueblo

January 25, 2013

(Jan. 25) – The Colorado House recognized the USS Pueblo today during its Military Appreciation Day. House Joint Resolution 1008, sponsored by Rep. Leroy Garcia (D-Pueblo), recognizes the bravery and sacrifice of the crew of the USS Pueblo when it was attacked and captured by North Korean forces in 1968, and designates Jan. 23 each