Paid Family Leave & Education Among Top Priorities During State Legislative Session

DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado State Legislature will start work on the 2020 session on Wednesday. Democrats control both chambers and will bring back some controversial bills including paid family leave.

State lawmakers convened for the 2012 legislative session on Wednesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers will also introduce major new legislation including a bill to create a public health insurance option.

Speaker of the House KC Becker warns lawmakers against introducing bills that will cost a lot of money.

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Rep. Patrick Neville says education will be one of the top Republican priorities as well as bills addressing the cost of living in Colorado.