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Joint Budget Committee

Joint Budget Committeee

Child Welfare, Early Childhood and County Administration Programs Hearing

Executive Director Reggie Bicha testified before the Joint Budget Committee concerning the FY 2014-15 budget requests related to Child Welfare, Early Childhood and County Administration Programs. His testimony included an overview of the status of Governor's Hickenlooper's "Keeping Kids Safe and Families Healthy 2.0" and related FY 2014-15 budget requests. These requests include funding for the Statewide Child Abuse Reporting Hotline and public awareness campaign.The hearing also included a discussion of efforts to improve the safety and quality of child care in Colorado through increased inspectors and grants for providers to for coaching and technical assistance, professional development, and additional resources for quality improvements and technological support.

 

2014 JBC Hearing
FY 2014-15 Joint Budget Committee Hearing Agenda
CDHS Fact Sheet

Office of Behavioral Health Budget Hearing

This morning Executive Director Reggie Bicha testified before the Joint Budget Committee concerning the FY 2014-15 budget requests related to the Office of Behavioral Health. His testimony included an overview of the status of Governor's Hickenlooper's "Strengthening Colorado’s Mental Health System: A Plan to Safeguard All Coloradans" as well as the FY 2014-15 budget requests. These requests include electronic health records for the Mental Health Institutes, Mental Health First Aid training, and Mental Health Institute Facility Modernization.

2014 JBC Hearing - OBH

Behavioral Health Hearing Agenda

CDHS Fact Sheet