Tyler’s Good Government Bill Passes Committee

February 20, 2013

(Feb. 20) – A bill that will create an oversight committee to monitor the effectiveness of information technology services in government passed the House State, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee by a vote of 10 to one. Over the next few years, the state will be replacing several aging and outdated software systems for departments,

Exum Bill to Streamline Veteran Services Takes First Step

February 20, 2013

(Feb. 20) – A bill that would give veterans the option of having a military identifier on their Colorado licenses and IDs passed the House State, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee today unanimously. Currently, when active-duty military members apply for an ID card, they have the option of printing their branch-of-service identifier printed on the

It’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day

February 20, 2013

(Feb. 20) – The House voted this morning to make today Awareness Day for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in the State of Colorado. SJR13-14 was sponsored in the House by Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp (D-Arvada). It already passed the Senate, where it was sponsored by Sen. Andy Kerr (D-Lakewood). Rep. Kraft-Tharp praised the courage of the

Protecting Pregnant Women

February 20, 2013

(Feb. 19) – A bill that creates criminal offenses in circumstances where a woman’s pregnancy is abruptly ended by the intentional or reckless criminal behavior of another passed the House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 10 to one. HB13-1154, sponsored by Reps. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) and Claire Levy (D-Boulder), provides a comprehensive set of