Protections for Mobile Home Park Residents Advance

February 20, 2020

Bills would provide residents with a path forward to purchase the land under their homes; secure new privacy, billing and retaliation protections DENVER, CO — The House Committee on Transportation and Local Government today passed HB20-1196 and HB20-1201, critical legislation that will secure new protections for mobile home park residents and provide a path forward

Consumer Protections for Health Care Cost-Sharing Arrangements Move Forward

February 19, 2020

DENVER, CO — Rep. Susan Lontine’s bill to enact protections for consumers in health care cost-sharing arrangements that are not health insurers today was approved by the House Health and Insurance Committee. The bill would protect consumers by giving the Colorado  Division of Insurance authority to conduct specific oversight of healthcare cost sharing arrangements to

Bill to Increase Diversity in Educator Workforce Passes House

February 19, 2020

DENVER, CO — The House today passed Representative Bri Buentello and James Coleman’s bill to foster a more diverse educator workforce on third reading. The bill was approved by a vote of 50-13. “As a Latina and a former special ed teacher, I know first hand how crucial it can be for students to have

Bill to Abolish Columbus Day Passes the House

February 19, 2020

DENVER, CO — The Colorado House today passed a bill to remove state recognition of Columbus Day, a holiday named after the perpetrator of numerous crimes against humanity, and instead create a holiday that recognizes humanitarian Frances Xavier Cabrini. The new holiday would be the first state holiday named after a woman and would honor