Sponsors Introduce Bill to Hold Law Enforcement Accountable

June 3, 2020

Ensures transparency in police departments and consequences for those who use excessive force Denver, CO – Today, Senate President Leroy Garcia, Senator Rhonda Fields, Representative Leslie Herod, and Representative Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez unveiled legislation to improve public confidence in the integrity of law enforcement. The bill formalizes repercussive actions regarding police brutality and requires increased transparency by

Passed! Democrats Strengthen Protections for Energy Consumers

June 3, 2020

DENVER, CO — The House today passed Representative Daneya Esgar’s bill to increase and improve protections for energy consumers by a vote of 55-12. The bill includes specific protections for low-income Coloradans and those who have an increased electricity use due to a medical condition.  “Far too many Coloradans are feeling the economic strain of

Two Essential Child Care Bills Pass House

June 3, 2020

Denver, CO– The House today passed two bills that would give Colorado families much-needed flexible child care options.  Representative Dylan Roberts’ bill would allow home-based child care in Homeowners’ Association Communities, and Representatives Mary Young and Sonya Jaquez Lewis’ bill would extend the licensure exemption for family child care homes to September 2026. Rep. Roberts’

House Passes FY20-21 Long Bill

June 3, 2020

DENVER, CO — Joint Budget Committee Chair Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, and Representative Julie McCluskie, D-Dillon, today released the following statements after the House passed the FY20-21 Long Bill (HB20-1360) by a vote of 41-23. Lawmakers have spent the last six weeks working to responsibly balance the budget and prioritize funding for education and critical health