A bill offering more oversight of student loan providers passed in the Colorado legislature last week with only two days left in the 2019 session.
Business Owners and Workers Rally for Bill that Would Give Employees Paid Time Off to Care for Family Members
Business owners, working families, and policy advocates rallied Tuesday at the Capitol in support of a bill that would bring paid family medical leave to Colorado workers and their families.
Religious activist groups came together at the Capitol Tuesday for another “Faithful Tuesdays,” a multi-faith event, which focused this week on immigration.
Community Activists Show Support for Local Minimum Wage Legislation Ahead of House Committee Hearing
Last Monday, state lawmakers introduced a bill that would repeal a 20-year-old law prohibiting local city governments from setting a minimum wage in their communities.
State Sen. Kerry Donovan (D-Vail) and State Rep. Dylan Roberts (D-Eagle) are co-sponsoring a bill that outlines a public health insurance pilot program aimed at lowering costs and providing more options for consumers in rural and mountain communities.
Tanya Mares Kelly-Bowry, Vice President of Government Relations at the University of Colorado, will moderate a discussion about the 2019 legislative session on Fri., March 1.
Director of the Interfaith Alliance, Rev. Amanda Henderson, welcomes people to Faithful Tuesdays Photographed by: Peter Savic The second “Faithful Tuesdays,” a weekly event at the Capitol intended to “advance a moral economy, equity, and the eradication of racism now,” took place Tues. with speakers from advocacy groups calling legislative action for criminal justice reform.
Conservative Radio Hosts Deliver Seriously Misleading Information In Their “No Safe Site” Presentation at Capitol
In an emotional if fact-challenged presentation, conservative talk-radio hosts took their campaign against an initiative to fight overdose deaths to the state Capitol on Monday.
On International Women’s Day, Colorado legislators are moving forward with a bill that would exempt diapers from the state’s 2.9% sales tax in an effort to make the necessary item more affordable for women and families.
One amusing facet of modern “conservatism” is the propensity for its members to be the very things that they purport to despise. Meet Colorado State Rep. Tim “Jailbird” Leonard (R-Evergreen), who was recently sentenced to fourteen days in jail on contempt of court charges.