Today, Colorado Center on Law and Policy (CCLP) and the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Bethany Pray provided testimony for Senate Bill 24-093, Continuity of Health-Care Coverage Change. CCLP is in support of SB24-093.
CCLP Policy Fellow, Milena Castañeda testified at the Medical Services Board meeting regarding emergency rules for the NEMT.
Chaer Robert provided testimony against House Bill 24-1065, Reduction of State Income Taxes. CCLP is in opposition of HB24-1065.
Last Week Tonight dives into rent hikes and evictions in Denver, nationwide
The most recent episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver explored the plights of renters across the nation facing skyrocketing rent and threats of eviction. During the “main story” segment of the program, host John Oliver referenced the 2017 research study “Facing Eviction Alone” which was produced by Colorado Center on Law and Policy in collaboration with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.
“One study of nearly a hundred thousand cases of evictions in Denver found that nearly 90 percent of landlords were represented by a lawyer, compared to less than one percent of tenants. Which is not good.”
Watch the full clip below (CCLP reference begins at 14:05), viewer discretion advised. You may also read the full report referenced in the segment here in our resources library.