Still, Teter hopes the bill’s long list of mainstream backers, including the American Cancer Society, the Colorado Children’s Campaign, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, Healthier Colorado and the Interfaith Alliance, will prove reassuring to legislators.View Press Coverage
In the News
As a trusted source of expertise and data about children in Colorado, the Colorado Children’s Campaign is frequently cited in news stories statewide, increasing the visibility of issues affecting the health, education, and wellbeing of children in Colorado. Please read through the following articles to learn more about important issues affecting Colorado children.
The Colorado Youth Congress brings students together to talk about issues important to them and helps them take action. This year, the group joined forces with the Colorado Children’s Campaign to push for a uniform property tax rate, or uniform mill levy.View Press Coverage
Another surprise from last week came from information distributed by the Colorado Children’s Campaign. With all the battles going on at the federal level concerning illegal immigrants, folks just naturally assume the majority of immigrant children in Colorado are probably illegal as well.View Press Coverage
House Bill 20-1006 passed out of the House Public Health Care & Human Services on Friday, January 24. The bill is supported by Mental Health Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado, and Colorado Children’s Campaign.View Press Coverage
In contrast, the Colorado Children’s Campaign quickly issued a statement in support of the measure, calling it a “once-in-a-generation opportunity to create an education financing system that is more adequate, modern, equitable, and sustainable. This is the first step in removing structural barriers to opportunity and ensuring every chance for every child to succeed.”View Press Coverage