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 would allow school-based health care centers to provide treatment for opioid and other substance use disorders and to apply for grants to provide these services. The bill would also establish the Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Study Committee in statute until 2020.View Update
This bill addresses coverage requirements for substance use disorder treatment.View Update
The bill creates the Teacher Residency Expansion Program in the Department of Education (CDE).View Update
This bill expands a credit available to families who pay child care expenses. Currently, Colorado offers a state tax credit for individuals making $60,000 per year or less equal to a percentage of the individual’s federal tax credit for child care expenses.View Update
This bill requires prescription drug manufacturers to provide advance public notice of drug price increases and an explanation of price increases that exceed 10 percent in the previous two years.View Update