Policy

Happy Holidays from Nourish Colorado to all of you! And seriously, Happy New Year!!

The Election Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock – and given this year that would be totally acceptable behavior – you already know that we’ve been enduring the Presidential election that will not end. Monday, December 14th, however, the electors, in anti-climactic, not made for television viewing, cast their votes and Joe Biden and …

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Coloradans Unite to Tell Federal Legislators that COVID-19 Response Must Prioritize Healthy Families, Farms, and Communities

Joint Press Release – LiveWell Colorado, National Young Farmers Coalition, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (Denver, Colorado) – Over 60 organizations across Colorado have come together to tell federal legislators that if we want to sustain our communities through COVID-19, people must be able to access healthy food, and our farm and …

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May/June Policy Update

State & Federal Policy Updates May/June 2020 Hard to imagine that between the last policy update and this one something would come along of such import that it would knock the COVID-19 pandemic off the headlines. But something did. And it should. Black Lives Matter. This isn’t the first, second, or third time police brutality …

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The 2018 Legislative Session has Arrived — with Additional Funding and a Brewing Battle over Transportation

The 2018 Legislative Session has Arrived — with Additional Funding and a Brewing Battle over Transportation As the 2018 legislative session gets underway, transportation funding is once again in the spotlight. Securing stable funding for Colorado’s sorely underfunded transportation system, and in particular, dedicated dollars for walk, bike, and transit infrastructure remain a top priority …

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10 Key State Policy Initiatives LiveWell has Supported in the Past 10 years

10 Key State Policy Initiatives LiveWell has Supported in the Past 10 years 1 –  2018 – Healthy Food Incentive Funding: LiveWell is working on a legislative initiative to obtain state funding for healthy food incentives for programs like Double Up Food Bucks and Fruit and Vegetable Prescriptions. State funding will provide stability and sustainability for programs …

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