House Bill 4-403

House bill 4-403 made by Esward Tetteh from Gateway High School was an act to “establish funded college and career centers for all public high schools in Colorado.” The purpose of the bill, as stated in section 2, is that public schools should “have a center dedicated to all students from 9th to 12th grade…

 “Civility in the Chaos”

To kick off the Youth in Government 2019 session, the excited delegates eagerly listen to Bobby King. Bobby King is the chief happiness officer for the YMCA. He kindly encouraged this community and reminded everyone of how important this generation of changemakers is to the future. During his short speech, Bobby made quite an impact…

Senate Committe #3

Senate Committee room #3 is the branch of the Senate that takes care of bills about  criminal activity and crime. They started today off by tackling bills such as a “Bill to Change the Age Restrictions of Purchasing and Posessing a Firearm” and a “Bill to Prohibit Corporal Punishment on Students”. The third Senate Chamber…

2019 General Youth In Goverment Assembly

This Monday, the 2019 Youth In Government kicked off with the annual opening ceremony. After the Pledge of Allegiance, YMCA State Director of the Youth in Government program, Amy Louvier, gave a speech that welcomed the YIG attendees to the capital. Amy reminded everybody to keep things in perspective and be kind and thoughtful towards…

WINTER WEATHER UPDATE

As Christmas trees and winter storms are coming around the corner, the 2019 General Youth In Government assembly will be held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel on November 26, 2019. Do not forget to put on your dancing shoes on! The Governors ball will STILL be held on the second floor of the Sheraton…