Rep. Jackson’s Fairness in Eviction Court Records Bill Passes House

January 29, 2020

Legislation would protect renters rights and ensure fairness in the renting process DENVER, CO — Legislation sponsored by Representative Dominique Jackson to protect renters from being discriminated against for vacated evictions today was approved by the House of Representatives on third reading and sent to the Senate for Consideration.  “Today the House moved us one

Rep. Sullivan’s Bill to Prevent Towing and Impound Fees for Crime Victims Advances

January 29, 2020

Bipartisan legislation would help to reimburse victims of crime for certain towing and impound fees. DENVER, CO — Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Representative Tom Sullivan that would offer support to a nonprofit organization that reimburses victims of crime for their towing and impound fees today advanced from the House Judiciary Committee. The legislation passed 9-0.

Rep. Coleman’s Diversity In K-12 Education Bill Advances

January 29, 2020

DENVER, CO– HB20-1007, sponsored by Representatives James Coleman and Bri Buentello, today passed the House Committee on Education unanimously. The bill would attempt to address the lack of a diverse educator workforce in Colorado.  “Eighty percent of the teachers in the US are white, even though studies show that students of color do better in

State Employee Collective Bargaining Bill Advances

January 28, 2020

Colorado Partnership for Quality Jobs & Services Act would, for the first time, allow state employees to collectively bargain for better pay and benefits DENVER, CO — Representative Daneya Esgar (D-Pueblo) today released the following statement after HB20-1153, the Colorado Partnership for Quality Jobs and Services Act, passed the House Committee on State, Veterans, and