Big Day for Dems’ Jobs Bills

March 18, 2013

(March 18) – House Democrats’ package of bills to boost the state’s economy and connect Coloradans to good jobs took three big steps forward today when the House gave preliminary approval to: ·        HB13-1123 by Rep. Tony Exum Sr. (D-Colorado Springs), which will allow unemployed Coloradans to waive confidentiality requirements so the state can forward

Protections for Pregnant Women Pass

March 18, 2013

(March 18) – The House gave final approval today to a bill that will give prosecutors new tools to charge those who intentionally or recklessly cause a woman to lose her pregnancy. HB13-1154, sponsored by Rep. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) and Rep. Claire Levy (D-Boulder), creates a new category of crime: unlawful termination of pregnancy. “Right

Dems Protect Pregnant Women

March 15, 2013

(March 15) – The House gave preliminary approval today to a bill that will give prosecutors new tools to charge those who intentionally or recklessly cause a woman to lose her pregnancy. HB13-1154, sponsored by Rep. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) and Rep. Claire Levy (D-Boulder), creates a new category of crime: unlawful termination of pregnancy. “Right

Protecting Victims

March 14, 2013

(March 14) – A bill that will continue the Victim Information Notification Everyday (VINE) system passed the House Local Government Committee today by a vote of 12-1. In 2007, the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance provided a grant to create the VINE system. The VINE system allows crime victims to obtain free information on the