Education Committee Clears Kraft-Tharp’s SHOP Act

January 16, 2019

Bill would bring SHOP classes back to schools (Jan. 15) – The House Education Committee passed Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp’s bill today to permit more schools to apply for  Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grants for new or rebuilt Career and Technical Education (CTE) facilities. This bill is intended to provide resources and opportunities for kids

Sirota’s Campaign Finance Bill Passes Committee

January 15, 2019

(Jan. 15) – Rep. Emily Sirota’s bill to limit contributions for county offices passed the House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee today. “Colorado’s election system should provide a level playing field for all. Every candidate should have a shot – not just those with wealthy friends – but in county races, we often see

Benavidez Elected House Co-whip

January 14, 2019

(Jan.14) – Following the recent vacancy from Sen. Jeff Bridges who also served as House co-whip, an election was held today to elect a new co-whip for the House Democrats. Rep. Adrienne Benavidez, D-Adams County, was unanimously elected by her Democratic House colleagues to serve as co-whip alongside Rep. James Coleman, D-Denver. “I’d like to

Froelich Sworn In to the House

January 14, 2019

(Jan. 14) – Upon the vacancy of Senator Jeff Bridges, Meg Froelich, a former Greenwood Village council member, was sworn in today at the state capitol as the next representative for House District 3. A vacancy committee selected Rep. Froelich to replace state Sen. Bridges in the House. “I am excited for to join the