This bill creates a refundable income tax credit for an early childhood educator who meets specified income and eligibility requirements for at least 6 months of the taxable year.View Update
Each week during sessions of the Colorado General Assembly, we bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health, and education of Colorado kids. Check the updates below for analysis, testimony, fact sheets, vote totals, and other information to help you stay informed.
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This bill recognizes local property tax investments that have been made in low property wealth, low-income communities through approved mill levy overrides, and meets that effort with a state match.View Update
HB22-1289 (Gonzales-Gutierrez & McCluskie/Moreno) Health Benefits For Colorado Children and Pregnant Persons (aka Cover all Coloradans)
This bill will provide comprehensive public health insurance coverage to children, pregnant and postpartum undocumented Coloradans and make a number of other investments in perinatal care and services in Colorado.View Update
This bill updates Colorado’s policies, practices and data frameworks to better measure and support positive school climates.View Update
This bill updates and improves the TANF program, known here as Colorado Works, so that families can fully benefit from its support.View Update
HB22-1414 (Gonzales-Gutierrez & Michaelson-Jenet/Pettersen & Fields) Healthy Meals for all Public School Students
The bill refers a question to voters in November to fund a program to reimburse every meal served by a participating school district, support the ability for schools to purchase healthy and local food, and ensure fair wages to front-line food service employees.View Update