What is new on Denver's Capitol Hill? 


1. Family Support loan fund

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/01/31/disabled-families-loan-bill-house-vote/

link to house committee meeting audio and testimony, Maureen Welch Parent testimony toward end

http://coloradoga.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=20&clip_id=10191

link to bill and history http://leg.colorado.gov/bills/hb17-1078

2. Update on DD "comp" waiver waitlist

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/02/02/wait-list-adults-disabilities-months-years-long/

Presentation on waitlist starts at

Audio testimony starts at about 1:07 marker Maureen Welch, parent testimony about 1:40

http://coloradoga.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=46&clip_id=10243

3. Conflict Free Case Management Bill to be introduced this session, as a JBC bill. This is to come into compliance with the Federal Final Rule, Colorado is currently in non-compliance.  

4. The Audit of Developmental Pathways should be released soon, done jointly by Arapahoe and Douglas County Commissioners, on the local Mill Levy tax revenue uses at the Community Centered Board.

http://www.denverpost.com/2016/12/06/arapahoe-douglas-counties-disability-funding-audit/