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Repeal the Death Penalty, Paid Family Leave, Oil & Gas


March 13, 2019

SB-182 - Repeal of the Death Penalty has been introduced, it appears to be pretty straight forward. Colorado has been back and forth on this issue. In 1859 we had the first legal execution, in 1897 the death penalty was abolished, in 1901 it was reinstated, in 1972 the U.S. Supreme Court halted all executions nationwide, in 1979 Colorado voters reinstated the death penalty. However, Colorado has not put anyone to death in 22 years and currently there are three people on death row.

A much promised and often tried Family Leave bill has been introduced, SB-188. It proposes 12 weeks of paid fam...

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