Rep. Cutter: Encouraged by Bipartisan Efforts to Increase State’s Recycling Rate

November 12, 2019

DENVER, CO– Representative Lisa Cutter (D-Jefferson County), chair of the Zero Waste and Recycling Interim Committee, today released the following statement on the latest “State of Recycling in Colorado” report from Eco-Cycle and the Colorado Public Interest Research Group: “A year ago, I set an ambitious goal to greatly increase our state’s recycling rate, which is

JBC, Dems React to Polis Budget Request

November 1, 2019

DENVER, CO — Joint Budget Committee Democrats today released the following statements on Governor Polis’s FY 2020-2021 Budget request: “I appreciate Governor Polis’s FY 20-21 budget request, and I look forward to developing a responsible and balanced state budget that prioritizes education and transportation and continues lowering the cost of health care for all Coloradans,” said incoming

Early Childhood and School Readiness Legislative Commission Advances Legislation to Support Early Childhood Educators and Invest in Children

October 31, 2019

DENVER, CO– The Early Childhood and School Readiness Legislative Commission today advanced four  legislative proposals to improve state law and create new grant programs to support early childhood students and educators,  “As a lawmaker, a mother of two, and a former early childhood administrator, I am very pleased with the legislation we advanced today,” said

Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance School Safety Moves Forward

October 31, 2019

DENVER, CO — The bipartisan School Safety Committee today advanced five bills to improve school safety in Colorado, including improving coordination among state agencies working on school safety, expanding access to behavioral health training for educators and mental health days for students, and enhancing the Safe2Tell program. “Our goal must be that not one more child