At least one Denver metro area district attorney is throwing support for a bill which would allow Coloradans to receive mental wellness checks like physical screenings.

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Senators John Hickenlooper & Michael Bennet Push For Sweeping Public Lands BillA sweeping bill to protect 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado could soon become law.
New Law To Invest Hundreds Of Millions Into Colorado Childhood EducationGov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law which aims to help Colorado's youngest students.
Colorado Governor Rejects GOP Request To End COVID Relief Payments To UnemployedGov. Jared Polis says he's not ready to stop paying the extra $300 to unemployed Coloradans.
Gov. Jared Polis Touts Historic Colorado Legislative Session, Republicans Call It 'Overreach'Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic leadership are celebrating a session that saw more major pieces of legislation passed than any other in recent history.
First-Of-Its-Kind Law Allows Child Sex Assault Survivors To Sue Institutions That Covered Up AbuseState lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that will allow survivors of child sexual assault between 1960 and 2022 to sue institutions like the Catholic Church and Boy Scouts if their assault was the result of a cover-up by the institution.
Initial Approval Given By Colorado House To Controversial Sex Assault Accountability BillThe bill would allow survivors of child sexual assault to sue institutions if there was a cover-up.
Hate Crimes Are Up And Colorado Lawmakers Are Cracking DownA bill headed to the governor's desk would make it easier to hold perpetrators of hate crimes accountable.
Children's Hospital Says Kids Are Being Sent Out Of State For Residential Mental Health TreatmentChildren's Hospital Colorado says its hospital's emergency room is seeing an 80 percent increase in kids who have attempted suicide and residential treatment facilities are so full kids are being sent out of state for care.
Prosecutors Blast Sponsors Of A Bill To Transform Sex Offender ManagementA hearing on a bill to revamp how sex offenders are managed in Colorado gets heated after prosecutors accuse the bill's sponsors of putting public safety at risk.
Bill Would Make It Easier For Women To Take Sexual Harassment Cases To CourtA Colorado lawmaker at the center of a sexual harassment case a few years ago is sponsoring a bill that would make it easier for workers to seek recourse if they've been harassed or discriminated against.
Colorado House Approves $5 Billion Transportation BillA massive state transportation package is getting closer to landing on Gov. Jared Polis' desk.
Colorado Lawmakers Move To Reign-In Power Of Homeowner's Associations Regarding Yard Signs & Flags   Homeowner's associations would no longer dictate what signs and flags residents can display under a bill that passed the state House and has initial approval in the Senate.
Rep. Jason Crow Stresses Risk Of Not Investigating Capitol RiotRep. Jason Crow, a Colorado Democrat and veteran who helped comfort other lawmakers during the U.S. Capitol insurrection, said Wednesday evening there's a "domestic terror movement" in the U.S.
State-Controlled Insurance Option Bill Moves Forward With ChangesA bill to create a state-controlled insurance plan received initial approval in the Senate Tuesday after more than six hours of debate and several amendments.
How Could Reviving A Conservation Corps In Colorado Serve A Dual Purpose?Neguse has proposed a new version of the corps that would help create jobs while starting to improve forest health and maintenance on public lands.
Controversial Bill Surrounding Sex Offenders To Get First Committee HearingA bill at the Colorado state legislature is causing some controversy.
Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Cap Cost Of InsulinA bill which aims to cap the cost of insulin has its first committee hearing on Wednesday.
Push Underway To Regulate High Potency Marijuana In ColoradoA bill in the state legislature would make it harder for young people to get medical marijuana and would limit how much they could get each day.
Colorado's House Passes Bill To Help Prevent Opioid OverdosesThe Colorado House of Representatives voted to pass two bills which aim to make life-saving overdose reversal drugs more widely accessible.
Colorado Leaders Back Proposal For Mental Wellness ChecksAt least one Denver metro area district attorney is throwing support for a bill which would allow Coloradans to receive mental wellness checks like physical screenings.
Colorado's Human Composting Bill Signed Into LawColorado is now the second state in the country, behind Washington, to offer this alternative burial process.
U.S. Congressmen Join Colorado Teacher & Students To Make a Japanese Internment Camp A National Historic SiteMore than 70 years after a Japanese internment camp in Colorado closed, it could become a national historic site and part of the National Park System.
Bill To Create New Insurance Option Passes State HouseAn effort to lower health care costs in Colorado is moving through the state legislature.
Sen. Michael Bennet Announces Re-Election Campaign With Support Of Gov. Jared Polis, Sen. John HickenlooperSen. Michael Bennet announced his re-election campaign for U.S. Senate on Monday.

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