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.
Need help finding specific info? Updates are sorted in reverse-chronological order, based on the date they were last updated. You can also use the update filters in the sidebar to filter this archive by update type and by Colorado Children's Campaign's position on the legislation. For additional legislative information, including capitol updates prior to 2016, please see our Legislative blog category.
This bill would close or means-test a handful of new and existing tax deductions that overwhelmingly benefit wealthy individuals and wealthy businesses, which would generate an estimated $263 million in revenue for the state.View Update
This bill would require the Department of Education in partnership with district boards of education to develop policy and procedural recommendations to streamline school district open enrollment processes across the state.View Update
This bill would eliminate a state tax deduction that disproportionately benefits high-income business owners and use the additional revenue to expand the state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and fund the state Child Tax Credit (CTC).View Update
In order to ensure the required option is affordable this bill would require carriers to utilize a hospital reimbursement rate formula and require hospital participation.View Update
The Children’s Campaign strongly supports this bill. ECMHC connects early childhood professionals, families, and young children with qualified professionals with expertise in early childhood development and mental health.View Update