(Nov. 20) – Speaker-designate Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Boulder, named Ian Silverii today as her chief of staff. “Ian is an outstanding organizer, has an excellent work ethic and brings tons of energy to the job,” the incoming speaker said. “And I admire a man with the moxie to shave his head. My biggest challenge as
(Nov. 19) – Speaker-designate Dickey Lee Hullinghorst appointed Reps. Millie Hamner (D-Dillon) and Dave Young (D-Greeley) today to the powerful Joint Budget Committee, which is already in the initial phases of drawing up the state budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. “Millie and Dave are two of the most intelligent, hardest-working, most dedicated people I
(Nov. 17) – Rep. Joann Ginal (D-Fort Collins) is participating in the 2014 Western Legislative Academy hosted by the Council of State Governments West, a nonpartisan group serving state legislatures in 13 Western states. The academy, which runs today through Thursday in Colorado Springs, includes training sessions in communications, negotiations, ethics, time management and leadership.
(Nov. 14) – Meeting this morning to organize for the upcoming legislative session, the 28 returnees and 6 newly elected members of the House Democratic caucus for the 70th General Assembly designated Rep. Dickey Lee Hullinghorst to be speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives. The caucus also elected Rep. Crisanta Duran (D-Denver) as majority