Bill to Protect Rural and Small Community Pharmacies and Lower Drug Costs Advances

February 5, 2020

DENVER, CO — Reps. Sonya Jaquez Lewis and Kyle Mullica’s bill, Concerning Prescription Drug Claims Submitted by a Pharmacy, today was approved by House of Representatives on second reading. The bipartisan bill seeks to lower prescription drug costs and support rural and small community pharmacies by establishing requirements for the rates paid by pharmacy benefit

Bill to Abolish Columbus Day Moves Forward

February 5, 2020

DENVER, CO — Rep. Adrienne Benavidez’s bill to replace Columbus Day with another holiday was approved by the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee today. As currently amended, the bill would abolish Columbus Day and replace it with a holiday celebrating Frances Xavier Cabrini on the first Monday in October in recognition of her service

Committee Approves Proposal to Study Organic Waste and Incentivize Composting

February 3, 2020

DENVER, CO — Reps. Lisa Cutter and Meg Froelich’s bipartisan bill, HB20-1047, today was approved by the House Energy and Environment Committee. The bill was approved by the bipartisan Zero Waste and Recycling Interim Study Committee in October and would call for the creation of a statewide organics management plan. The bill passed committee 7-2