House Passes Buentello Bill to Address Opioid Crisis

June 12, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House today passed legislation sponsored by Representative Bri Buentello to address the opioid crisis. SB20-007 passed the House 48-17, and SB20-028 received initial approval on second reading. The bills would enhance access to treatment for substance use disorders (SUD) and help more Coloradans through their SUD recovery.  “The opioid crisis didn’t go

Gallagher Repeal Passes the House

June 12, 2020

DENVER, CO – The House today passed Joint Budget Committee (JBC) Chair Daneya Esgar’s bipartisan bill to repeal the Gallagher Amendment. The bill would ask Colorado voters to decide whether to repeal the Gallagher amendment. The bill passed by a vote of 47-18.  “Colorado’s schools, libraries, firefighters, police officers, and special districts can’t afford the