Rep. Michaelson Jenet Honored for Mental Health Efforts

August 1, 2018

(Aug. 1) – Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet, D-Commerce City, was recently honored by two leading mental health advocacy groups for her efforts to expand access to care and treatment for Coloradans. Rep. Michaelson Jenet recently received the inaugural “Friend of Psychology” award from the Colorado Psychological Association in recognition of her bill entering Colorado into

Duran & Becker’s Statement on Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

July 10, 2018

(July 9) – Speaker Crisanta Duran and Majority Leader KC Becker released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. “The fate of civil and voting rights, reproductive freedoms and worker protections all hang in the balance with this Supreme Court nominee,” said Speaker Duran, D-Denver. “There’s

Opioids Package Signed by Guv

May 21, 2018

(May 21) – Gov. John Hickenlooper went to Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge today to sign five bills to tackle opioid abuse, which has become the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. “The war on opioids will not be won overnight, but today we gain some ground,” said Rep.

Michaelson Jenet Youth Suicide Prevention Bill Advances

March 14, 2018

(March 13) – Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet’s bill to address youth suicide passed the House Public Health & Human Services Committee tonight. HB18-1177, sponsored by Rep. Michaelson Jenet, D-Commerce City, enlists nonprofit groups in a training program and a statewide awareness campaign on youth suicide prevention. It also reduces, from 15 to 12, the age