SB 15-234 (Lambert/Hamner)—A $25 billion state budget was approved by the Colorado Legislature and sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper this week. The House and Senate both approved of the Joint Budget Committee reconciliation of amendments added to the budget by each chamber in the past few weeks.
The Colorado Board of Health voted to adopt changes to Colorado’s immunization rules this week that will require parents to submit non-medical immunization exemptions as frequently as parents who vaccinate kids must turn in those records. The rules previously required parents to submit exemptions only once unless a child changed schools or child care locations.
As the 2015 session of the Colorado General Assembly begins, we’ve collected the best available data and research on child well-being to help advocates advance—and protect—policies and investments we know will provide the greatest benefits to kids. Read about our 2015 Legislative Priorities.
Here are a few additional resources to help you advocate for Colorado kids: