Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that provides health benefits and services to Coloradans who meet eligibility requirements. Each state administers its own Medicaid program, and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) set standards for the program to receive...
Many bills were introduced this year addressing health care and the insurance industry in Colorado. Recurring topics this session including reproductive health care, hospital and facility policies, prescription drugs, and consumer protections.
The General Assembly addressed a number of bills related to human services and various children and domestic matters, including the establishment and preservation of “family time” and improving services offered to children and youth.
This issue brief outlines the commutation and pardon authority of the Governor and state legislature in Colorado. It provides an overview of the application process to seek clemency for a crime, and data on the number of pardons and commutations since 2017.
This memorandum provides a listing of criminal justice reform legislation enacted in Colorado from 2013 through 2023. More specifically, the attached table provides the bill number, title, and description of the criminal justice reform legislation, organized by category.
Federal, state, and local entities work to deliver programs and initiatives to increase food security and accessibility for Coloradans. This issue brief provides an overview of key programs and efforts within the state, including beneficiaries, operations, and funding.
Crime victim support services and programs have been funded by federal and state governments since the 1980s. In recent years, the revenue stream for these services has decreased significantly. This issue brief provides background on victim compensation and victim assistance funding and...