This bill would make permanent Colorado’s five year-old low income child care expenses tax credit that is currently set to expire at the end of the next tax 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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The law allows local governments to regulate the sales of cigarettes, nicotine products, and tobacco products. It allows counties to enact policies that raise the legal age for tobacco purchases to 21 and allows local governments to impose fees, licenses, and taxes on cigarette sales without losing their portion of state cigarette tax revenue.View Update
This bill would strengthen the warranty of habitability in Colorado law to ensure that all Colorado families have access to a safe, healthy place to live.View Update
This bill would establish a new tax credit for early childhood educators that is tied to their credential level and available at qualifying licensed homes and schools.View Update
This bill would create the Census Outreach Grant Program to support the accurate count of Colorado’s population for the 2020 Census.View Update
House Bill 19-1001 requires hospitals to share more financial information with the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), including audited financial statements and utilization and financial data.View Update