There’s an App for That…

February 26, 2013

(Feb. 26) – A bill modernizing Colorado’s proof of insurance coverage laws passed the House unanimously today. HB13-1159, sponsored by Rep. Paul Rosenthal (D-Denver), will allow consumers to use their smartphones or other electronic devices to prove insurance coverage in case of an accident or traffic stop. The proposal protects law enforcement from liability while

McLachlan Bill to Eliminate Fee on Veterans Passes Committee

February 25, 2013

(Feb. 25) – A bill that provides wounded veterans with free fishing licenses passed the House Agricultural & Natural Resources Committee on a vote of 10 to zero. HB13-1232, sponsored by Rep. Mike McLachlan (D-Durango), will authorize the program for free fishing licenses for the active-duty military members who have been transferred to the Warrior

House Passes Young’s Medicaid Reform Bill

February 25, 2013

(Feb. 25) – The House gave preliminary approval today to a bill by Rep. Dave Young (D-Greeley) to reduce fraud and improve service by Medicaid providers. HB 13-1068 allows unannounced, unscheduled inspections of Medicaid providers, increasing oversight, reducing the potential for fraud and conforming with federal law. “We’re trying to make sure our tax dollars