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Happy Birthday Colorado!

  Colorado celebrated 138 years of statehood on August 1, 2014.  

Fourteen for ’14

The 2014 legislative session was productive, collegial and marked by bipartisan cooperation.  An improving state economy made it possible to reinvest in public education and essential services, building a stronger future for our state.  Here’s a list of 14 bills that I sponsored this year that I think will make a difference in the lives […]

“Bumper Crop” of Tax Credits Proposed

Megan Schrader of the Colorado Springs Gazette wrote an excellent piece on tax policy issues pending at the Colorado General Assembly in 2014.  I’m one of several legislators interviewed for the story, and a bill I’m sponsoring with Rep. Millie Hamner is featured.  Read more here.

2014 Senate Democratic Caucus

Meet the Senate Democratic Caucus for 2014, the 2nd Regular Session of the 69th Colorado General Assembly.   Front Row, left to right:  The Leadership Team Sen. Irene Aguilar, Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Jeanne Nicholson, Caucus Chair Sen. Morgan Carroll, President of the Senate Sen. Rollie Heath, Majority Leader Sen. Lucia Guzman, President Pro Tempore […]

Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget Hearings Begin

The Joint Budget Committee is back at work, getting staff briefings and holding hearings with cabinet directors from all the Departments of state government.  The Attorney General, the Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, the Adjutant General of the Colorado National Guard and the Secretary of State – just to name a few of […]