House Passes Bill Banning Gay and Trans Panic Legal Defense

June 12, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House today passed Representatives Brianna Titone and Matt Soper’s bipartisan bill to ban the use of the gay and transgender “panic” defense. The bill passed 63-1. “It’s time for this defense strategy to be abolished,” said Rep. Titone, D-Arvada. “We cannot say that we value the lives and freedoms of the LGBTQ+

Secure Savings Passes the House!

June 12, 2020

DENVER, CO – The House today passed Speaker KC Becker and Representative Tracy Kraft-Tharp’s bill to tackle Colorado’s growing retirement savings crisis. The bill would make it easier for hardworking Coloradans to invest in their futures and take their retirement savings with them when they change jobs, or if they work multiple jobs. The bill

COVID-19 Relief Bills Advance

June 12, 2020

House passes relief funds for food pantries, expansion of UI benefits, and protections against extraordinary debt collections  DENVER, CO — The House has approved four bills that would help hardworking Coloradans make ends meet as the state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. The bills would support food pantries, expand unemployment insurance benefits, help survivors of

Bill to Improve Air Quality, Protect Public Health Passes House

June 12, 2020

DENVER, CO – The House today passed Representative Dominique Jackson and Yadira Caraveo’s bill to improve air quality on third reading and final passage. The bill passed by a vote of 41-24.  “As a pediatrician, I’ve seen the immediate adverse health effects of poor air quality in my young patients,” said Rep. Caraveo, D-Thornton. “Protecting