Democrats Vote to Strengthen Protections for Energy Consumers

May 28, 2020

DENVER, CO — The House Energy and Environment Committee today passed Representative Daneya Esgar’s bill to increase and improve protections for energy consumers, with specific protections for Coloradans who have an increased electricity use due to a medical condition. The bill was approved by a vote of 7-3. “As so many Coloradans struggle to deal

2 Critical Child Care Bills Advance

May 27, 2020

Denver, CO– The Public Health Care and Human Services Committee today advanced two bills that would give Colorado families increased options for child care at a time when it is more crucial than ever. Representative Dylan Roberts’ bill would allow home-based child care in Homeowners’ Association Communities, and Representative Mary Young’s bill would extend the

Bill Introduced to Provide Earned Paid Sick Days to All Hardworking Coloradans

May 27, 2020

SB 20-205 promotes transparency and protections for consumers, customers & employees DENVER –– Today, Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg and Senator Jeff Bridges, alongside Speaker of the House KC Becker and Representative Yadira Caraveo, provided a comprehensive overview of their newly introduced bill, SB20-205 which empowers all Colorado workers to protect themselves and their coworkers by earning paid sick days. 

House Passes Resolution to Allow Remote Voting

May 27, 2020

Resolution would allow members to participate in the General Assembly remotely during a declared public health disaster emergency. DENVER, CO — The House today passed a resolution, sponsored by Majority Leader Alec Garnett and Reps. Adrienne Benavidez and Brianna Titone, to allow the Speaker to change House rules to allow for remote participation in the