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Press Releases

Feb 28, 2024

Committee Passes ADU Bill to Save Coloradans Money on Housing

Legislation would increase housing options Coloradans can afford to help meet demand

Feb 27, 2024

Bills to Prevent Price Gouging on Rent After a Disaster, Reduce Evictions Pass Committee

The House Transportation, Housing & Local Government Committee today passed two bills that would prevent excessive increases in rent in the wake of a disaster and reduce evictions by saving Colorado renters money on filing fees during eviction proceedings.

Feb 27, 2024

Bills to Save Coloradans Money on Prescription Drugs, Prevent Violence Against Health Care Workers Pass Committee

The House Health & Human Services Committee today passed two bills to improve health care in Colorado.

Feb 26, 2024

House Passes Legislation to Protect Youth in Sports

The House today passed a bill sponsored by Representatives Jennifer Parenti and Jenny Willford to better protect youth and keep them safe when participating in private organized sports. HB24-1080 passed by a vote of 45-16.

Feb 26, 2024

Landscaping Water Conservation Bill Clears House Committee

The House Agriculture, Water & Natural Resources Committee today passed legislation to efficiently conserve water by prohibiting nonfunctional turf or invasive plant species on certain property areas.

Feb 23, 2024

Bipartisan Bill to Boost Affordable Workforce Housing Advances

Legislation would allow counties to boost access to housing, child care, and behavioral health

Feb 23, 2024

House Advances Hamrick’s Bipartisan Bill to Boost Educator Workforce

The House today advanced legislation on a preliminary vote to boost Colorado’s education workforce.

Feb 22, 2024

Bill to Save Employee-Owned Businesses Money Passes Committee

The House Business Affairs & Labor Committee today passed legislation that would create a refundable state income tax credit to support employee-owned businesses. HB24-1157 would also make the Employee Ownership Office a permanent resource for small businesses as they transition into employee-owned businesses. The bill passed by a vote of 9-2.

Feb 22, 2024

House Education Committee Passes Bill to Boost Behavioral Health Professionals In Schools

The House Education Committee today passed legislation to boost behavioral health professionals in schools.

Feb 22, 2024

Story, Parenti Bill to Strengthen Government Ethics Passes Committee

The House Transportation, Housing & Local Government Committee today passed legislation to strengthen accountability for public officials and employees in Colorado school districts and special districts. HB24-1073 passed by a vote of 8-3.

Feb 21, 2024

Removing Bail Eligibility for First-Degree Murder Cases Passes Committee

Legislation would refer a constitutional amendment to voters on the November 2024 ballot to remove bail eligibility for people accused of first-degree murder

Feb 21, 2024

Bipartisan Bill to Streamline Health Care Access Passes Committee

Legislation would limit insurer-required prior authorization, improve health care transparency and remove barriers to accessing care

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