House Approves Bird-Titone Bill to Boost Affordable Housing

April 16, 2019

(Apr. 16) – The House approved Rep. Shannon Bird and Rep. Brianna Titone’s bill today to boost the supply of affordable housing in the state by expanding the Affordable Housing Tax Credit, which helps leverage private funding for affordable housing projects across the state. “We need to help people access affordable housing and grow the

House Approves Education Bills to Help Students

April 16, 2019

(Ap. 16) – The House approved a two bills that would increase the financial aid completion rate, help identify students with dyslexia, and help Colorado’s kids succeed in college. Rep. James Coleman sponsored a bill to help increase federal financial aid application completion rates. Colorado students missed out on as much as $50 million in

House Approves Set Of Bills to Ensure Food Security

April 16, 2019

(Apr. 16) – The House approved a set of bills to ensure Colorado’s children have more security and safety in the food they eat. HB19-1171 sponsored by Rep. Michaelson Jenet, D-Commerce City, would expand school meal programs. Colorado currently pays a forty-cent copay on reduced price lunches for K-8 students through the School Lunch Protection