Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver

December 7, 2016

Days after picking up three seats in the November 2016 elections, the majority Democrats in the Colorado House of Representatives voted unanimously to designate Crisanta Duran as the 58th speaker of the House, one of the top three positions in state government. When she formally assumed the office in January 2017, Speaker Duran took the

Fresh Leadership on House Committees

December 5, 2016

(Dec. 1) – After gaining an expanded Democratic majority this November, Speaker-designate Crisanta Duran announced the appointment this morning of new chairs for nine of the 11 House committees of reference in the 71st General Assembly, which begins Jan. 11. Speaker-designate Duran also announced the vice chairs and other Democratic members of all 11 House