Judy is a prime sponsor of the following 2021 bills:


We must work to strengthen the pillars of our society, so everyone can take part and achieve their goals and dreams.



State lawmakers seek to restrict solitary confinement in Colorado’s largest jails for mentally ill inmates

April 8, 2021

Bill would also restrict the practice for those who are pregnant, under 18, or who have an intellectual or developmental disability By Moe Clark Meghan Baker, a staff attorney for the…

Rep. Amabile: Solitary confinement is tantamount to torture. Our bill would restrict it in Colorado’s jails.

April 4, 2021

Prolonged isolation behind bars is cruel, inhumane, degrading treatment and harmful to health. Rep. Judy Amabile2:56 AM MDT on Apr 4, 2021 This past year has been one of loneliness…

Judy Amabile: Affordable housing: Last stop before homelessness

August 18, 2020

Published in the Daily Camera | August 14 My son’s friend came over Saturday to say goodbye. For the last two years, BB (not his real name) had been living…

Recent Newsletters

New gun violence prevention bills

May 4, 2021

When 10 people were killed in our community just over a month ago, I said I didn’t want moments of silence, I wanted moments of action. Late last week, House…

Happy Hour and Legislative Update

March 16, 2021

Our office has been barraged with messages from ardent supporters of three Republican-sponsored “election reform” bills (1053, 1086 and 1088). I have read these bills. Each aims to reshape Colorado’s elections, including diminishing…

Ranked Choice Voting & Immigration Town Hall

February 26, 2021

This week a bill that would allow “ranked choice voting” in nonpartisan Colorado municipal elections passed the State Affairs Committee, of which I am a member. I voted in favor…

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