Bill in Colorado to provide cash assistance to people leaving prison dies

Colorado lawmakers killed a bill that would have provided direct cash assistance for daily expenses to support people recently released from incarceration. 

Free Communication For Those Incarcerated in Colorado by 2025

Gov. Jared Polis recently signed House Bill 23-1133 into law impacting prisoners’ ability to communicate with the outside world.

Lawmakers Eye Colorado Criminal Justice Reforms in First Month of Session

Hot topics include juveniles in the criminal justice system, competency proceedings and support programs for people who are incarcerated.

Possible Expansion for Colorado Program Bridging Criminal Justice and Mental Health

The Colorado General Assembly will consider expanding a program to bridge the criminal justice system with mental health programs.