Federal Funds for Wildfire and Flood Mitigation Could Come to Colorado Under HB20-1142

February 20, 2020

Legislation creates a state fund for local governments to help them secure federal resources for wildfire hazard mitigation DENVER, CO– The House Committee Energy and Environment today passed legislation sponsored by Representative Lisa Cutter to make it easier for communities to secure federal funding for wildfire hazard mitigation projects. The bill passed 7-4. “From Colorado

House Passes Rep. Michaelson Jenet’s Mental Health Wellness Exams Bill

February 20, 2020

Bipartisan legislation would reinforce Colorado as a national leader in mental health parity DENVER, CO– The House of Representatives today passed HB20-1086, sponsored by Representatives Dafna Michaelson Jenet and Colin Larson, by a vote of 45-17. The bill would guarantee insurance coverage for annual mental health wellness exams. “This is one of the most important

Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis Passes Health and Insurance Committee

February 20, 2020

Legislation bolsters prevention efforts and would help reduce the rate of opioid deaths.  DENVER, CO– The House Committee on Health and Insurance today advanced two bills that will help prevent more Coloradans from developing an opioid use disorder and reduce the rate of opioid overdose deaths.  “We can lower the rate of opioid overdose deaths,

Protections for Mobile Home Park Residents Advance

February 20, 2020

Bills would provide residents with a path forward to purchase the land under their homes; secure new privacy, billing and retaliation protections DENVER, CO — The House Committee on Transportation and Local Government today passed HB20-1196 and HB20-1201, critical legislation that will secure new protections for mobile home park residents and provide a path forward