The state Supreme Court said the 2021 Abuse Accountability Act is unconstitutional. So, let’s change the Constitution.
It appears to be the first time debate in the House has been limited in at least a decade
Democrats could use the “nuclear option” to limit debate and prevent their calendar from being overrun as GOP lawmakers in the House stall
By Patty Niebert, The Associated Press/Report for America Colorado Republicans voiced adamant opposition during a House debate about a proposed bill that would require firearms not in use to be stored securely in order to prevent children and teens from accessing the weapons. Republican House members spent roughly 10 hours opposing the bill and argued […]
By Patty Nieberg, Associated Press/Report for America Colorado lawmakers heard from Second Amendment advocates and gun violence activists on a bill that would require firearms to be safely stored when they are not in use to keep them away from children and others who shouldn’t have access. Supporters of the bill asked a House committee […]
When the rioters breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the younger congressional staff members knew what to do. They recalled their training — the “shelter-in-place” and “active shooter” training that started after the Columbine shooting and have become ubiquitous. One of us is a former educator who experienced middle-school lockdowns because of neighborhood gun […]
This has been an unprecedented year, and we’re not done yet. Here at the Capitol, my Democratic colleagues and I had to put a two-month pause on our legislative work due to COVID-19. We’re back at the Capitol now, and we’re focused on passing legislation that helps Coloradans get back to work safely, directs support […]
When I popped onto the Colorado General Assembly’s website a few days ago, I noted one of the three most accessed bills highlighted on the page included “Requirements for Dog and Cat Breeders and Sellers” or, more lyrically, the Humane Pet Act. Interest piqued, I clicked on the link and read the bill. Effectively, it […]