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Terri Carver’s youth suicide prevention grant goes into effect

Terri Carver’s youth suicide prevention grant goes into effect

August 8, 2018
DENVER—Today, legislation that makes over $800,000 available to schools for comprehensive crisis and suicide prevention training goes into effect. Senate Bill 18-272, sponsored by Representatives Terri Carver (R-Colorado Springs) and Barbara McLachlan (D-Durango) and Senators Nancy Todd (D-Aurora) and Beth Martinez-Humenik (R-Thornton), creates the Crisis and Suicide Prevention Training Grant Program to help fund prevention training in schools; with priority ...

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Cole Wist receives top honors from Mental Health America

Cole Wist receives top honors from Mental Health America

August 3, 2018
DENVER—On Wednesday, August 1, Representative Cole Wist (R-Centennial) was honored with the State Legislators’ Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Champions Award at the Mental Health America Regional Policy Conference in Los Angeles, CA. According to Mental Health Colorado, the state affiliate of Mental Health America, Wist was chosen for the award for his sincere and passionate interest in mental ...

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Rep. Terri Carver - Colorado Springs (HD 20)

Carver’s veterans workforce bill takes effect July 1st

June 29, 2018
DENVER—On Sunday, July 1st, legislation expanding a program to help veterans transition from military service into the civilian workforce will go into effect. House Bill 18-1343, sponsored by Representative Terri Carver (R-Colorado Springs), continues the Veterans’ Service to Career Program, and expands it to include active-duty members who are within six months of their retirement. Carver, a 29-year veteran who retired ...

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Rep. Paul Lundeen - Monument (HD 19)

Lundeen and Becker receive ‘Legislator of the Year’ honors from community college groups

June 13, 2018
DENVER—Today, The State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE) and the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) honored five Colorado legislators, which included House Republicans Paul Lundeen (R-Monument) and Jon Becker (R-Fort Morgan), for their efforts to understand issues and advocate for Colorado’s community colleges. "Community colleges are a remarkably important part of higher education in Colorado. Spread out across ...

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Rep. Jon Becker - Fort Morgan (HD 65)

Jon Becker helps protect and promote all of the Colorado’s energy resources

June 1, 2018
DENVER—Today, from the Colorado Energy Office, the governor signed legislation that equips the Colorado Energy Office to promote and protect all of Colorado’s energy resources; a portfolio which now cannot exclude Colorado’s vast oil and natural gas resources. Senate Bill 18-003, sponsored by Representative Jon Becker (R-Fort Morgan), also adds nuclear, hydroelectric and propane, as well as energy storage, to ...

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