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House Passes Four ‘Rebuilding Trust’ Bills

(March 16) – The House gave preliminary approval this morning to four of the five bills in the 2016 legislative package to restore trust between Colorado’s law enforcement agencies and the communities they are sworn to serve. Receiving voice-vote approval were: HB16-1265, sponsored by Reps. Jovan Melton, D-Aurora, and Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, to allow someone […]

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Police reform measures advance in Legislature

Police reform measures advance in Legislature

By Peter Marcus Herald staff writer DENVER – State lawmakers on Thursday took up a second phase of police reform measures after stopping short of addressing larger issues last year. The House Judiciary Committee passed four bills unanimously as part of the “rebuilding trust 2.0” package. “This is in the best interest of our public […]

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4 ‘Rebuilding Trust’ Bills Pass Unanimously

(March 10) – In a remarkable display of bipartisanship, four bills in the 2016 “rebuilding trust” police and justice package passed their first House committee today without a single “no” vote. “We continue to strive to build public confidence in our police officers and build police officers’ confidence that they are supported by the communities […]

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Colorado Statesman: Williams campaigning on her record, aims to win Senate District 33 seat

In its history, the Colorado General Assembly has had an intimate number of black women serve in its chambers. Rep. Angela Williams, D-Denver, is one of them, and a sense of reverent accomplishment shows through when the Denver legislator tells her story. Williams is proud to be included among this small, accomplished list of historic minority […]

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Dems Defeat Anti-Choice GOP Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dems Defeat Anti-Choice GOP Legislation House Dems Defend the Rights of Women, Reject Two Anti-Abortion Bills in Committees (Feb. 11) – Two particularly extreme pieces of anti-choice legislation were once again rejected by House Democrats in committee this afternoon. HB16-1007, by Rep. Janak Joshi, R-Colorado Springs, would have expanded legal personhood to […]

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Representative Angela Williams receives the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Region XII Legislator of the Year Award

Representative Angela Williams receives the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Region XII Legislator of the Year Award

On Saturday, Colorado State Representative Angela Williams (Denver-D) was recognized as the 2015 National Black Caucus of State Legislators – Region XII Legislator of the Year at the annual national conference held in Los Angeles, CA. “Rep. Angela Williams represents the kind of leadership that makes NBCSL proud,” said NBCSL President Catherine Pugh (Senator-MD). “Her […]

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State Representative Angela Williams heads up Racial Profiling Committee

State Representative Angela Williams heads up Racial Profiling Committee

State representatives are considering a law to make police track traffic stop data, arrests and more.

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Bills to Improve law enforcement get bipartisan support in Senate

POLICE REFORM Bills to improve law enforcement get bipartisan support in Senate By Elizabeth Hernandez The Denver Post Three Republican-sponsored bills and a Democratic effort to reform police procedures in Colorado cruised through the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Amid contentious police relations throughout the country, the state is finding early bipartisan support to improve […]

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Video: Representative Williams Leads the Charge on Police Reform

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Meet the Gatekeepers of the Colorado Legislature

Click the link below to read this week’s Denver Business Journal article. Rep. Angela Williams is highlighted in this article introducing the 2015 legislators to business leaders. http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/print-edition/2014/12/26/meet-the-gatekeepers-of-the-colorado-legislature.html?surround=etf&ana=e_article&u=vaEeI3xdUJxk%2FpjoD4aE9A0b5299a9&t=1419710726&page=all

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