Lee’s Statement on Planned Parenthood Shootings

November 28, 2015

(Nov. 28) – Rep. Pete Lee, D-Colorado Springs, released the following statement today after three were killed and nine wounded at a Planned Parenthood clinic on the west side of Colorado Springs. “We grieve with the families of those who were killed and wish for the speedy recovery of those who were wounded. We are

Vigil: Water Plan ‘Critical to CO’s Future’

November 19, 2015

(Nov. 19) – Rep. Ed Vigil, vice chairman of the bicameral Water Resources Review Committee, welcomed the formal presentation of the Colorado Water Plan today. “I want to thank the thousands of Coloradans, including the hundreds who attended WRRC hearings around the state, whose input helped create this plan,” said Rep. Vigil, D-Alamosa, who is

McCann, Fields Win Awards from MADD

November 19, 2015

(Nov. 19) – Reps. Beth McCann, D-Denver, and Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, have been honored as Legislators of the Year by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Rep. McCann was recognized with Sens. Mike Johnston, D-Denver, and John Cooke, R-Greeley, and Rep. Lori Saine, R-Dacono, for their sponsorship of the new law that makes a fourth DUI a

NEWSED Honors Salazar for Service to Civil Rights

November 18, 2015

(Nov. 18) – Rep. Joe Salazar, D-Thornton, is a recipient of a 2015 Civil Rights Award presented to “individuals and organizations dedicated to serving today’s civil rights movement” by the NEWSED Community Development Corporation, which has been an advocate for revitalization and economic development in disadvantaged neighborhoods in Denver for more than four decades. “It’s