House Passes Kennedy-Lontine Bipartisan Bill to Help Address Health Care Needs of Colorado

April 30, 2019

House Democrats working to lower the cost of health care (Apr. 29) – The House passed Assistant Majority Leader Chris Kennedy and Rep. Susan Lontine’s bill requiring non-profit hospitals to submit an annual community health needs assessment and benefit implementation plan to the state so that the hospitals can better prioritize investments in community activities

House Approves Expansion of Rural Broadband Infrastructure

April 29, 2019

House Democrats have long been working to expand rural broadband access (Apr. 29) – The House approved Rep. Dylan Roberts’ bill to expand the broadband infrastructure in Colorado, especially in rural areas. In parts of rural Colorado, broadband services are inadequate and in some instances nonexistent. “Access to the internet is an indispensable part of

Herod Bill to Reform Parole Gets Bipartisan Approval in the House

April 29, 2019

Criminal Justice reforms aim to decrease high statewide recidivism rate (Apr. 29) – With the statewide recidivism rate hovering at 50 percent, the house gave final approval to Rep. Leslie Herod’s bill to reform parole. The bill, SB19-143, will make it harder to deny parole to low-risk offenders, harder to revoke parole for technical violations,