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I am glad to see the Denver Post recognizing the need for more independence in the Independent Ethics Commission which is the basis for the bill I am running this year. Read the editorial, here. When the voters approved Amendment 41 establishing the Independent Ethics Commission, they expected that it would be independent and able to effectively investigate alleged ethics violations by elected officials. The bill will help the commissioners achieve these goals.Governor Hickenlooper signed my bill to require insurance coverage for eye drop refills so those with eye diseases such as glaucoma can continue to receive treatment!

 

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So many of our foster children go missing for weeks without anyone looking. Often these kids are already emotionally traumatized. So they find support in a dark underworld. It’s a very complicated and sad situation and perpetuates the foster care to prostitution pipeline.

These are our children and they do matter. So I sponsored a bill to ensure their safety. HB 1078 would require welfare agencies and foster parents to notify police, the FBI, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children within 24 hours of a child disappearing. This bipartisan legislation passed the Senate yesterday and goes to the Governor to be signed into law.

I was pleased to take part in this discussion with so many folks who are committed to finding solutions. It is a complicated issue, but community dialogue is the first step.

Lawmakers Want To Stop The ‘Foster Care To Prostitution’ Pipeline


 

Lawmakers discuss community, law enforcement solutions

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Veterinarians Group Presents Award to McCann

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(Oct. 14) – Rep. Beth McCann (D-Denver) has been honored by the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association.

Presenting Rep. McCann with the President’s Award at a CVMA convention in Loveland, the veterinarians organization cited her for “sustained leadership in advancing legislation that improves the well-being of animals in Colorado.”

Rep. McCann founded the Colorado Legislative Animal Welfare (CLAW) caucus, which meets during the legislative session to build bipartisan consensus on animal welfare issues. In the 2014 session Rep. McCann was a prime House sponsor of a new law that gives emergency medical service providers the discretionary authority to assist injured dogs and cats they may find when responding to an emergency involving a human. She was also responsible for the 2010 law creating the “Adopt a Shelter Pet” license plate.

“Humane treatment of animals is a measure of our decency,” Rep. McCann said. “I agree with Gandhi, who said, ‘The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.’”