2020 Census is at risk of being inaccurate (May 22) – The 2020 Census is underfunded and behind schedule. Gov. Polis signed Rep. Kerry Tipper and Rep. Yadira Caraveo’s bill that allocates funds around the state to ensure a complete census count of all Coloradans. “Our economy and population are growing so it’s important that
Price of insulin has increased 555 percent over the last 14 years (May 22) – Governor Polis signed Rep. Dylan Roberts’ bill to reduce the price of life-saving insulin for people with diabetes in Colorado. “For Coloradans living with Type 1 Diabetes, insulin is essential to their survival – it is the same as oxygen.
For years, bills to ensure pay equity were blocked at legislature (May 22) – Gov. Polis signed Rep. Janet Buckner and Rep. Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez’s bill to help close the wage gap in Colorado. “Pay discrimination is a persistent issue that short changes women and their families. As an African-American woman, this new law is personal
Bill received overwhelming bipartisan support in the House and Senate (May 21) – Today, Gov. Jared Polis signed a bipartisan bill by Rep. Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango, and Rep Jim Wilson, R-Salida, to fund full-day kindergarten. The upcoming state budget proposes funding full-day kindergarten in a responsible, sustainable manner. The program is set to begin this