Rep. Sirota: Limit Contributions in School Board Races

January 30, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House Committee on State, Veterans, and Military Affairs today advanced Rep. Emily Sirota’s bill to set a maximum contribution limit of $2,500 in school board elections by a vote of 7-2.  “Money is corrupting our political system, and we need to address it at every level, especially when it’s taking direct aim

Coverage for Colorectal Cancer Screenings Advances

January 30, 2020

Bipartisan legislation would require insurance plans to better cover colorectal cancer screenings DENVER, CO– Legislation to require health insurance plans to cover colorectal cancer screenings starting at age 45 today passed the House Committee on Health and Insurance 10-0. HB20-1103 is sponsored by Representatives Janet Buckner and Perry Will. “According to the Colorado Cancer Coalition,

Bill to Guarantee Mental Health Wellness Checks Bill Advances

January 30, 2020

Bipartisan legislation would reinforce Colorado as a national leader in mental health parity DENVER, CO– HB20-1086, sponsored by Representatives Dafna Michaelson Jenet and Colin Larson, today passed the House Committee on Health and Insurance unanimously. By guaranteeing insurance coverage for annual mental health wellness exams, the legislation would cement Colorado as a national leader in

Rep. Exum & Duran’s Driving Instruction for Foster Children Bill Advances

January 29, 2020

Bill would cover the cost of driver’s ed courses for foster children DENVER, CO — Reps. Tony Exum Sr. and Monica Duran’s Bill, Driving Instruction for Foster Children, today passed the Transportation & Local Government Committee. The bill would provide grants to pay for driving education costs of children in custody of the state from