House Votes to Repeal Death Penalty

February 26, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House today voted 38-27 on SB20-100 to repeal the death penalty in Colorado. The bill is now awaiting the governor’s signature.  “The death penalty is applied inconsistently and it is the one punishment in our entire justice system that can’t be undone or corrected,” said bill sponsor Rep. Adrienne Benavidez, D-Brighton. “Across

Tipper’s Telecommunications Transparency Bill Passes Committee

February 26, 2020

Legislation would require telecommunications companies to provide reports about rates, fees, and commissions on phone calls made by jail inmates   Denver, CO– The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously passed Representative Kerry Tipper’s bill on telecommunications data in jails. The bill would require telecommunication providers who operate in jails to provide data related to the calls

Snyder & Exum Bills Raise Pay for CO Military Forces, Improve Services for Veterans

February 25, 2020

Legislation advanced today would raise the minimum daily pay for state military forces and improve services for veterans in community living centers DENVER, CO– Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Representatives Tony Exum and Marc Snyder to raise the minimum daily pay for state military forces and improve services for veterans in community living centers today passed

Bill Sponsors of FAMLI Proposal Affirm Commitment to Colorado Workers

February 24, 2020

DENVER — Senator Faith Winter and Representative Matt Gray released the following statement regarding their dedication to creating a fair family and medical leave benefit for Colorado. “We are fully committed to passing a paid family and medical leave program this year. The approach we’ve been working on would provide a much-needed benefit to Colorado