PUC modernized to maximize benefits for ratepayers in the clean energy transition (May 3) – The House approved a bill to renew the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for the next seven years, help address the threat of climate change, and hold utility companies more accountable. The bill is sponsored by Speaker KC Becker and Rep.
(May 3) — A pair of bills that will make large investments in Colorado’s affordable housing crisis are now heading to the Governor’s desk. HB19-1245, sponsored by Rep. Mike Weissman, passed by a bipartisan vote of 37-27. This bill would contribute more funding to the Housing Development Grant Fund within the Department of Local Affairs.
Bill renamed after Senator Dr. Irene Aguilar (May 2) – The House gave final approval today to Rep. Sonya Jaquez Lewis’ bill to reduce the price consumers pay for prescription medications. The bill, SB19-005, will allow the wholesale importation of prescription pharmaceutical products from Canada for resale to Colorado pharmacies. The House amended the bill
(May 2) – A bipartisan bill to address the out-of-control practice of sending consumers out-of-network bills, sponsored by Rep. Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, and Rep. Marc Catlin, R-Montrose, is heading to the Governor’s desk. “As a legislator, my job is to find a way to ensure Coloradans aren’t dealing with these surprise medical bills through no