"...the bill is designed to protect children in Colorado from online bullies who use social media to cause serious emotional distress....the Senate Judiciary Committee is working on the details of the penalty to impose on those who commit cyberbullying. " A vote is coming up for this bill very soon. Read this CBS article for more details about Sen. Newell's Cyberbullying Bill.
Here are two letters to the editor in support of the Paint Stewardship Bill.
Senator Newell's Paint Stewardship bill needs to pass the House. It saves millions of dollars in taxpayers' money and prevents hazardous waste from being dumped in our waterways. Read more about why the Paint Stewardship Bill should pass the House in this Denver Post Editorial
Suicide has become a public health crisis in Colorado. That’s why Senator Newell has introduced Senate Bill 14-088, which would create a Suicide Prevention Commission in Colorado. Read more about Senator Newell's Suicide Prevention Bill here.
Sen. Newell leads initiative to address suicide, a serious issue in which Colorado ranks among the highest in the U.S. for. Read more about Sen. Newell leading the call for the creation of a statewide suicide prevention commission in Colorado, using this link to CBS4 article.
Sen. Newell sponsors bill that eases local governments by facilitating new paint stewardship recycling program. Read more about approval of new paint recycling tax by using this link.