SAVE-ing Colorado Victims

February 15, 2013

(Feb. 14) – A bill to create a compensation fund to ensure sexual assault victims do not have to pay for necessary medical care and treatment related to a sexual assault passed the House Judiciary Committee unanimously today. Currently, federal law prevents hospitals from charging sexual assault survivors for their rape kits, but the survivors

Helping Colorado Companies to Go Global

February 15, 2013

(Feb. 14) – Another Democratic job-creating bill made a successful debut today when the Advanced Industries Export Accelerator Act passed the House Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee on a 7-4 vote. HB13-1193 would provide matching seed money, up to $15,000, to help a qualifying Colorado advanced-industries business develop an export operation. The

Ginal Rides Again 

February 14, 2013

(Feb. 14) – A bill to make several necessary improvements to the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Program passed the House today by a vote of 52 to 12. HB13-1083, sponsored by Rep. Joann Ginal (D-Fort Collins), will make changes to the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training (MOST) Program. A 2011 audit recommended significant changes to the