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Vote NO on the Amendments

In a pleasant departure from recent elections, this year there are only two proposals on the statewide ballot to amend the Colorado Constitution.  I’m opposed to both of them. Amendment 67 is another run at the so-called “Personhood” amendment.  Voters have overwhelmingly rejected it twice before, and in 2012 the petition drive to place it […]

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 […]