Rep. Pabon and Wife Welcome Baby Boy

November 28, 2012

(Nov. 28) –Rep. and Assistant Majority Leader-designate Dan Pabon (D-Denver) and his wife Heather welcomed a baby boy, Alexander “Alec” Daniel Pabon, last night at 10:56 p.m. Alec weighed 7 lbs 11 ounces and is 20.5 inches long. This is the first child for Heather and the second for Rep. Pabon, who has a 17-year-old

Ferrandino Names Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs

November 28, 2012

(Nov. 28) – Speaker-designate Mark Ferrandino appointed the chairs and vice chairs of the House committees of reference today – including a committee that will be new for the 2013 session. Here’s the lineup, listing committee chair followed by vice chair: Agriculture, Livestock & Natural Resources: Reps. Randy Fischer (D-Fort Collins) and Ed Vigil (D-Fort

Vigil Reappointed to Capital Development Committee

November 26, 2012

(Nov. 26) – Speaker-designate Mark Ferrandino reappointed Rep. Ed Vigil (D-Fort Garland) today to the legislative Capital Development Committee, a joint House-Senate panel that reviews funding requests for capital projects from all state agencies. Rep. Randy Fischer (D-Fort Collins) will also serve on the committee, which in 2013 will include two Democratic representatives, two Democratic

Fields’ New Law Puts a Rapist Behind Bars

November 19, 2012

(Nov. 19) – Aided by a new law authored by Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora), the Denver district attorney’s office has won a conviction in a rape case in which a developmentally disabled woman was the victim. The new law extends to developmentally disabled adults the same exception to the hearsay rule already granted to children