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.
Pueblo Republican Can’t Win In Wake of Revelation That He Didn’t Pay Child Support For 17 Years, Says GOP Lawmaker
“I honestly don’t believe he can win,” said State Rep. Judy Reyher (R-Pueblo) about Pueblo house candidate Don Bendell who acknowledged last week that he failed to pay child support for nearly 17 years.
A coalition of Colorado grassroots groups launched a website Tuesday where constituents can find rankings for their state representatives.
Colorado State Rep. Justin Everett (R-Littleton) posted this on Facebook recently. It’s an assertion without evidence that “contrary to what you may have heard…wages go up and unemployment goes down” in so-called “Right to Work” states.