Committee Unanimously Approves Funding for Fishers Peak and other State Parks

March 9, 2020

 DENVER, CO– The House Committee on Rural Affairs and Agriculture today unanimously approved Representative Daneya Esgar’s bipartisan bill to provide funding for Colorado’s State Parks, including Colorado’s newest State Park, Fishers Peak.  ”Outdoor recreation and public land conservation are a crucial part of the Colorado Way of Life,” said Joint Budget Committee Chair Daneya Esgar.

House Votes to Ban The Gay and Trans Panic Defense

March 9, 2020

The House today passed Representatives Leslie Herod and Matt Soper’s bipartisan bill to ban the use of the gay and trans panic defense. The House vote was 49-19.  “It’s long past time to ban this trans and homophobic defense tactic, “ said Rep. Herod, D-Denver. “A victim’s gender, gender identity or gender expression should never

House Passes Bills to Boost Rural Economies

March 9, 2020

Legislation would extend and improve the Rural Jump-Start Program and cement the Outdoor Recreation Industry Office DENVER, CO–  The House today passed two bipartisan bills to boost rural economies. HB20-1003, which passed 51-13, would extend and expand the rural Jump-Start program, and HB20-1191, which passed 44-20, would promote the outdoor recreation industry in Colorado. “The