SB23-168, "Concerning gun violence victims' access to the judicial system." This legislation gives gun violence victims and survivors the ability to take legal action when firearm industry members violate standards of responsible conduct. We urge support. #copolitics#coleg
The testimony against SB-168 is riddled with misinformation as usual.
Senate Bill 23-170: building on the success of Colorado's "Red Flag" law, this bill allows medical and mental health providers as well as teachers to join law enforcement and families in petitioning the court for an extreme risk protection order. We urge support. #copolitics
Jane Dougherty, whose sister died in the Sandy Hook shooting, testifies in support of the ERPO enhancement bill: "what if all those lives could have been saved?" #copolitics#coleg
YES on HB23-1100 - it is not a state value to make profit off of immigrants that happen to be brought to a prison because of IGSA contract #copolitics
Alright folks! We heard two racist remarks already!
Rep. Holtorf is pleading that we consider Teller county - where they are making .01% off keeping immigrants in prison who are awaiting immigration cases
We are in Senate Judiciary for SB067 - Participant Facilitated Recidivism Reduction Program - tune into listen to a #bill that started with a conversation between @ColemanforCO & men who are serving time at Sterling Prison
We are here at - House #judiciary committee hearing HB23-1133 - Phone Calls for People in Custody #copolitics gets the chance to vote for free phone calls for people in custody
We know this bill will
🔥Support Family Connection
🔥Ensure Healthy Communities
We had our first panel with @WorthRises & second chance & had awesome questions from @mjweissman & @RepEpps she asked how #data is looking in places this bill has passed
Rep. Epps asks - "in the work of decoupling humans and cages - we are just changing who is paying the bill?"
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Here at #FairWorkweek hearing with sponsors starting us off strong - @SerenaForCO explains that single parents & working parents are left with a CPS call when they don't have predictable work schedules to pick their kids up
Unstable schedules impact 400k Coloradans #copolitics@SerenaForCO reminds us corporate lobbyists are out numbering us.
@EmilyForCO "We are here today to address unpredictable hours... which means unpredictable pay... 1/3rd of workers in Colorado who are in the most impacted sectors - couldn't cover an emergency" #copolitics
.@KerryTipperHD28 says that Jan 6th was the
"logical result of months of carelessness, recklessness and intentional maliciousness led by the president...
[the riot included] past + *current members of THIS body."
*She's talking about insurrectionist Rep. Ron Hanks #CoPolitics
In response, @RepDaveWilliams gives a long-winded "there were good people on both sides" argument, noting that his colleague Rep. Hanks is "absolutely not" an insurrectionist...
despite the fact that he was very much at an attempted coup of the U.S. government. #CoPolitics