Rep. Tipper & Coleman’s Bill to End Prison Gerrymandering Advances

January 30, 2020

Bill would ensure the Census Bureau counts people in prison as residents of their home address DENVER, CO — Reps. James Coleman and Kerry Tipper’s bill, the Colorado Accurate Residence for Redistricting Act, today was approved by the State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee. The bill would count people in prison as residents of their

Rep. Caraveo’s Multilingual Ballot Access Bill Advances

January 30, 2020

DENVER, CO– HB20-1081, sponsored by Representative Yadira Caraveo, today passed the House Committee on State, Veteran, and Military Affairs by a vote of 6-3 “It’s essential for our democracy that every citizen in our state have the ability to understand their ballots,” said Rep. Caraveo (D- Thornton). “This bill will make ballot access easier for

Rep. Sirota: Limit Contributions in School Board Races

January 30, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House Committee on State, Veterans, and Military Affairs today advanced Rep. Emily Sirota’s bill to set a maximum contribution limit of $2,500 in school board elections by a vote of 7-2.  “Money is corrupting our political system, and we need to address it at every level, especially when it’s taking direct aim