Coronavirus Outbreak: Dafna Michaelson Jenet, Colorado State Representative, Tests PositiveState Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet has tested positive for coronavirus.
'I Would Still Have My Family': Babette Canacari Advocates For Annual Mental Wellness CheckupsInsurance companies will have to cover annual mental wellness checkups if a state lawmaker has her way.
Lawmakers Working To Extend Statute Of Limitations For Sexual Abuse ReportersA 78-year-old Denver man who survived sexual abuse as a child is now fighting for a law cracking down on people who know about abuse, but don't report it.
Lawmakers Debate Bill To Allow Teens To Get Therapy Without Parental ConsentA state lawmaker shared the story of her own son's attempted suicide as she urged her colleagues to pass a bill aimed at preventing kids from taking their own lives.
Lawmakers Plan To Amend Clean Indoor Air Act To Include E-CigarettesFinding a place to vape in Colorado could soon be as hard as finding a place to smoke. State lawmakers plan to amend the Clean Indoor Air Act to include e-cigarettes.
Most Diverse State Legislature In History Begins 2019 SessionState lawmakers are back to work in the most diverse legislature in state history. There are more LGBTQ lawmakers, more Latino lawmakers and - in the House of Representatives - more women lawmakers than men.
Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Help Children Suffering From Mental IllnessThe state legislature will wrap up the 2018 session Wednesday. Among the issues getting a lot of attention this year was mental illness.
Lawmakers Pushing For More Foster Family Support At State CapitolThe Department of Human Services says the state needs an additional 1,200 foster parents, but child care expenses are huge barrier for many.
'They'll End Up Hurting Themselves': Teens Make Emotional Plea To LawmakersTeenagers testified in favor of a bill at the state Capitol that would allow kids ages 12 and up to see a therapist up to three times without their parents’ permission.
Lawmaker's Son Inspires Suicide Prevention BillA bill before state lawmakers would allow middle school students to seek mental health therapy without their parents' permission.
No Majority Changes In Colorado LegislatureColorado's state legislature will stay split, with Republicans maintaining control of the Senate and Democrats retaining their House majority.