Category: Legislative

Senate Version of Health Reform Jeopardizes Colorado Kids

Yesterday, the Senate released a draft of their health reform bill. As expected, this bill closely mirrors the bill passed by the House last month. A vote on the Senate floor could happen as early as next Wednesday, which is …

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ACTION ALERT: Ask our Senators to Protect Colorado Kids in Health Reform Debate

We need you! PLEASE CALL OUR SENATORS TODAY to ask them to ensure that federal health reform protects Colorado Kids. Senate efforts to pass federal health reform—modeled on the American Health Care Act passed by the House last month—are heating …

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All hands on deck for the federal health reform debate

Senate efforts to pass federal health reform—modeled on the American Health Care Act passed by the House last month—are heating up. We are increasingly concerned about the rapid Senate timeline for bringing a bill to the floor for a vote …

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Grave impact of federal health care policy decisions on children comes into focus

Following the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this month, the U.S. Senate is now in the process of bringing its version of a proposal to a vote in the Senate. …

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Capitol Update: Day 120 on the books at the State Capitol

The 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly wrapped up this week with several big bills impacting kids passing just before the deadline. We’ll have a full summary of legislative wins and misses on behalf of kids next week. In …

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Capitol Update: Crossing the finish line with child care tax credit, early learning in turnaround schools and school finance study

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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Capitol updates: Teacher Preparation, School Finance, Child Care Quality Programs and more

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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Capitol Update: School finance, licensure, early learning in turnaround schools, contraceptive supply

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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Statement on early childhood discipline legislation

Statement from the Colorado Equity in Early Childhood Coalition on Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee vote against efforts to curb the use of suspensions and expulsions in public preschool and early elementary grades (HB 17-1210 – Lontine &Buckner/Priola …

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Capitol Update: Early discipline up Monday; Solution for Hospital Provider Fee offered

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation we’re tracking. …

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