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Colorado Legislature 2015 Wrap-Up

The first session of the 70th Colorado General Assembly concluded with adjournment sine die on May 6, 2015. Below is a brief overview of how our Lutheran Advocacy Ministry-Colorado priorities fared:

Passed:

  • SB 12, Colorado Works Child Support Pass-through: ACTIVE SUPPORT
  • SB 235, Increase Cap on Appropriation for School Lunches: SUPPORT
  • HB 1019, Affirmative Defense for Victims of Human Trafficking and Prostitution: SUPPORT
  • HB 1030, Employment Services for Veterans Pilot Program: SUPPORT

Not passed:

  • SB 79, Document Fee to Fund Affordable Housing: SUPPORT
  • HB 1080, Breakfast After the Bell program changes: OPPOSE
  • HB 1177, Rural Economic Development Initiative Grant Program: SUPPORT
  • HB 1195, Commencement of the Earned Income Tax Credit: SUPPORT
  • HB 1258, Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program: ACTIVE SUPPORT
  • HB 1384, Fund Affordable Housing: SUPPORT
  • HCR 1001, Raise Colorado Minimum Wage: ACTIVE SUPPORT

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Lutheran Advocacy Ministry - Colorado
Peter Severson, Director
7375 Samuel Dr., Denver, CO 80221
303-777-6700 or 1-800-525-0462