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Republican Effort to Reform DYC Moves to Governor's Desk

Friday, April 28, 2017
  Denver--Today, the Senate gave unanimous approval, on final passage, to Senator Kevin Priola's (R-Brighton) bill to address much needed reforms in the Division of Youth Corrections (DYC).  House Bill 17-1207 repeals a requirement on the Department of Human Services mandating DYC detention for all juveniles. HB 1207 allows judicial discretion...

Republican Bill to Fund Schools Passes Committee on Party Lines

Thursday, April 27, 2017
DENVER--Today, the Senate Education Committee passed Senate Bill 296, the School Finance Act, carried by Senator Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs), on a party-line vote. The General Assembly is constitutionally required to fund public, K-12 education in Colorado. The School Finance Act in its current form, sets school funding to the budget...

Scott Introduces Major Energy Office Renovation

Thursday, April 27, 2017
DENVER — A far-reaching measure introduced at the Statehouse Wednesday not only reauthorizes and revamps a Colorado Energy Office that never quite fulfilled its original potential, but it includes other provisions aimed at ensuring that an “all of the above” energy sector remains a cornerstone of Colorado’s economy for years...
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