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Ballot Selfie Bill Gets First "Like"

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Denver--Today, the Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee passed House Bill 17-1014 on a bipartisan vote.  HB 1014, sponsored by Senator Owen Hill, modifies the Uniform Election Code of 1965 to remove the provision prohibiting voters from revealing the contents of their ballot after it has been prepared.  Current...

Bill to Treat and Prevent Substance Abuse Passes First Hurdle

Thursday, February 23, 2017
DENVER—Today, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved Senator Kevin Lundberg's bill taking initial steps to treat and prevent substance abuse on a unanimous vote. Senate Bill 17-193 creates the center for research into prevention  strategies for, and treatment of, abuse of and addiction to opioids, other controlled substances, and alcohol at...

Bill to Promote all-of-the-above Energy Policy Passes First Test

Thursday, February 23, 2017
DENVER—Today, the Senate Finance Committee approved Senator Bob Gardner's (R-El Paso County) bill to remove penalties for the installation of solar energy devices. In 2011, then-Representative Bob Gardner fought to pass House Bill 1199 to limit the fees charged for the installation of solar devices on residential properties.  The current...
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