This bill creates the Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) program to provide partial wage-replacement benefits.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 restricts the number of opioid pills that a health care provider may prescribe for an initial prescription to a 7-day supply and one refill for a 7-day supply, with certain exceptions.View Update
This bill adds enlistment in the military within a year of graduation as a measure of performance in the state’s high school accountability system.View Update
This bill would continue a credit that allows individuals and businesses to make contributions to promote child care in Colorado and claim a refundable credit for up to 50 percent of the contribution.View Update
This bill would eliminate the reduced-price lunch copay and expand access to school lunches to include students in sixth through eighth grade.View Update
The bill creates an additional performance indicator in school and district accountability.View Update