The crime would be easy to commit. Your chances of getting caught would be slim to none. If you did it right, your $40,000 per year part-time job could earn you far more than your salary in ill-gotten gains.
In May, the Colorado Times Recorder reported that Colorado House Minority Leader Hugh McKean had acquired a piece of land in Loveland from a campaign donor, and there were no public records showing how much he paid for it.
Two years into the pandemic, amid what experts call a statewide mental health crisis, Democrats and Republicans at the Colorado Legislature are advancing multiple bills that could drastically increase funding for state behavioral health programs.
Bills aimed at saving money for Colorado families, businesses, and mental health professionals cleared a hurdle in the House Finance Committee last week. If passed by the legislature as a whole, the three bills could amount to $60 million in annual savings for Coloradans and provide some measure of relief from economic inflation.
In a discussion at the state Capitol last Wednesday, a national pharmaceutical lobbying group claimed that upper price limits set by a prescription drug affordability board (or a PDAB) in Colorado could violate federal law and leave Colorado open to lawsuits.
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.
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.
A comprehensive sexuality education bill, aimed at requiring public schools to offer a comprehensive human sexuality education curriculum, passed in a House Committee hearing yesterday.
Denver’s Archbishop announced his opposition yesterday to a proposed sex education bill under consideration in the Colorado Legislature.