Energy Consumer Protections Bill Passes Committee

February 27, 2020

DENVER, CO– Representative Mike Weissman’s bill to ensure that energy consumers who rely on retail electric coops for their power have a neutral, in-state arbiter to make judgements on disputes related to their rates was approved by the House Energy and Environment Committee. The bill would clarify the Public Utilities Commission’s (PUC) existing jurisdiction to

Rep. McLachlan: Outdoor Rec Critical for Colorado’s Economy

February 27, 2020

Legislation advanced today would create the Outdoor Recreation Industry Office to help drive continued growth in the sector DENVER, CO—Representative Barbara McLachlan’s bipartisan legislation to create the Outdoor Recreation Industry Office today passed the House Committee on Energy and Environment by a vote of 9-2.  “Outdoor recreation is critical for Colorado’s economy, and this legislation

House Passes School Board Election Contribution Limits

February 27, 2020

Legislation would limit contributions to $2,500 per individual donor DENVER, CO– The House today voted to pass Representative Emily Sirota’s bill to limit campaign contributions to $2,500 per individual donor. HB20-1066 would also limit contributions from political committees. The bill was approved by a vote of 40-24. “With money from wealthy special interests and out-of-state

Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage Gets House Approval

February 27, 2020

Representative Janet Buckner’s bill to require health insurance plans to cover colorectal cancer screenings starting at age 45 today passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 52-11. HB20-1103 is also sponsored by Representative Perry Will. “Early detection of any cancer can be the difference between life and death,” said Rep. Buckner, D-Aurora. “I’m so