TOWN SQUARE PODCAST: POLICING AND INCARCERATION IN COLORADO: RESULTS FROM THE 2019 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
This is the first episode in our podcast series outlining bills that Citizens Project took stances on this past Legislative Session. Listen to interviews from activists, politicians, and community members to learn more about how these bills were passed and how they impact our community.
In this episode, we have two guests: Senator Pete Lee from El Paso County District 11, and Siena Mann from the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, both here to talk about bills they worked on passing in the legislature.
We talk about the following bills this episode (all passed!), which Citizens Project supported:
HB 19-1124: Protect Colorado Residents from Federal Government Overreach
HB 19-1025: Limits on Job Applicant Criminal History Inquiries HB 19-1266: Restore Voting Rights Parolees
SB 19-170: Inquiry into College Applicant Criminal History
This episode of Peak Town Square is courtesy of Citizens Project, a local grassroots nonprofit, 501(c)3, organization dedicated to defending and promoting equality, the separation of church and state, and respect for diversity. We educate the community through our online newsletter and nonpartisan voter guides, we monitor local government and public schools to ensure that rights and freedoms are upheld, and we mobilize residents to make their voices heard. Learn more.