The legislature approved the child care expansion program in November 2020 during a special session to help the state recover from the COVID pandemic
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Colorado lawmakers are targeting hospital facility fees. Here’s why that’s a big deal.
House Bill 1215 would ban hospitals from charging facility fees for most outpatient visits, ending what proponents say is an unnecessary add-on that boosts hospitals’ bottom line
Opinion: When the lease expires, landlords should let tenants stay if they keep paying the rent
A proposed state law would protect rule-abiding tenants from being forced out of their rentals and into the brutal housing market.
Opinion: This change to state law will help preserve public access to private land
Removing one word — “willful” — from the liability law will help ensure Coloradans can continue to enjoy access to outdoor wonders.
Opinion: Unpredictable work schedules cause havoc with child care
When child care is a patchwork of providers, child development suffers and costly labor churn increases. Parents need a reliable schedule.
Opinion: The solution to high housing costs isn’t rent control, it’s more housing
Rent control reduces the incentive to build new homes, hurting the people it is trying to help. Instead, Colorado needs more housing options.
Opinion: The promise of universal health care deserves a proper analysis
That’s why lawmakers should pass the Analyze Statewide Publicly Financed Health Care Act. It will give Coloradans the evidence they need to decide whether to adopt a single-payer system.
Colorado law makes it very difficult and financially perilous to sue the gun industry. That’s likely to change.
Colorado Democrats this year are poised to roll back the state’s extra protections against lawsuits for gun and ammunition manufacturers and sellers, which are among the toughest in the country
Colorado legislation to ban horse slaughter for human consumption stripped down after opposition from ranchers
The Senate Agriculture Committee passed a weaker version of the original bill that’s intended to protect horses during transport
Opinion: Psychologists are not qualified to prescribe medication
They are highly educated, but not in medicines and the human body. A proposed law allowing them to prescribe drugs should be defeated.