Capitol Updates

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.


HB19-1257 (Becker & McCluskie/Court & Priola) Voter Approval to Retain Revenue for K-12 Education & Transportation, HB19-1258 Allocate Voter-Approved Revenue for Education and Transportation

Originally Posted: April 5, 2019
Last Updated: June 5, 2019

TABOR hinders our ability as a state to invest in and support Colorado communities. Because revenue limits have put our state budget on autopilot, we don’t have what is needed to support priorities like education and transportation.

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HB19-1203 (Mullica/Todd) School Nurse Grant Program

Originally Posted: March 8, 2019
Last Updated: June 5, 2019

This bill would create the School Nurse Grant Program to increase the ability of schools to hire school nurses. Up to $3 million in grants could be made through the grant program to schools on a five-year cycle.

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