‘We Are With Dreamers’

August 30, 2017

(Aug. 30) – Speaker Crisanta Duran and eight other members of the House Democratic caucus have added their names to a “We Are With Dreamers” declaration signed by more than 1,860 elected officials and faith, civic and law enforcement leaders across the country. The declaration, released today, urges President Trump to preserve the Deferred Action

Becker on Hick’s Oil & Gas Measures: Let’s Talk More

August 23, 2017

(Aug. 22) – Majority Leader KC Becker thanked Gov. John Hickenlooper today after he announced the results of a working group convened after a deadly gas explosion in Firestone in April, but said that more meaningful measures should be on the table. Rep. Becker said the seven steps outlined today by the governor — strengthening

Duran Statement on DACA: ‘More Important Than Ever’

August 15, 2017

(Aug. 15) – On the fifth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Speaker Crisanta Duran issued the following statement: “It’s more important than ever to protect this program, which has made such a difference for many people’s lives. “Several states are suing to end the program, and if Attorney General Jeff sessions

Preparing Students for Success in the New Economy

August 9, 2017

(Aug. 8) – A new law to bolster computer science education in Colorado schools is formally going into effect on Wednesday, the 90th day after the end of the 2017 legislative session and just in time for the new school year. HB17-1184, sponsored by Speaker Duran and Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Cañon City, aims to