Because of their natural curiosity and their developing brain and body, children will encounter situations that may cause them harm. However, safe environments, appropriate ratios, and active supervision, as licensing standards provide, have proven to be essential in preventing injuries. Unfortunately, SB 18-201 would eliminate basic protections for children in certain child care facilities. Removing assurances of healthy environments, safe play areas, and caregiver qualifications would roll back many efforts to ensure child care settings put our children on a path to a healthy life and school readiness.View Publication
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Testimony in Support of HB18-1232, New School Funding Distribution Formula House Education – April 2, 2018 – Leslie Colwell
Testimony in Support of HB18-1232, New School Funding Distribution Formula
House Education – April 2, 2018 – Leslie Colwell
Colorado’s Medicaid program exists to ensure that disability is not a barrier to thriving in community and that poverty is not a barrier to the health care services Coloradans need to concentrate in school, maintain employment, take care of their families, and age with dignity. Senate Bill 214 would undermine those goals with costly changes that will harm Colorado.View Publication
Written Testimony as Prepared for Delivery in Support of SB 18-214, Request Self-sufficiency Waiver Medicaid Program, Senate Health & Human Services Committee, March 29, 2018 – Erin Miller, Vice President of Health Initiatives at the Colorado Children’s CampaignView Publication