Chris Hansen: Door by Door

By: Darian Macias Chris Hansen, a legislator in Colorado, was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives as a Democrat in 2016 to represent the east part of Denver, House district 6. He was chosen as one of the guest speakers of Colorado Youth and Government to talk about his experiences as a legislator of…

Sue Glass, “You are leading the way”

By: Ashtyn Austin and Ashley Hatch Monday November 19th, 2018 YMCA’s President and CEO Sue Glass addressed Youth in Government delegates to kickstart this year’s model legislature. Glass commended delegates for their participation in this event and their willingness to be, “Motivated, mobilized, engaged, and ready to have your voices heard.” She encouraged how becoming…

Craig Wagner Addresses Youth in Government

By: Yessica Ramos Craig Wagner is an attorney from Denver, Colorado and 50 years ago, he sat at a desk in his home state of Iowa. He was participating in a Youth in Government program at the time and was an elective speaker of the house. When presenting his ideas, he made sure to clarify…

House Bill 3-304: Testing Cosmetics on Animals

By: Rebecca Bennett Testing Cosmetic products on animals may benefit humans, but at what cost? Cosmetic products have often been found to be tested on animals before hitting the shelves. But how do these products affect the animals that are being tested on? Should these cosmetic products be prohibited from testing on animals? Most people…