Teen Suicide Prevention Measure Passes House Education Committee

January 23, 2012

January 23, 2012 (Denver) – A resolution to help raise awareness on teen suicide co-sponsored by Rep. Andy Kerr (D-Lakewood) unanimously passed through the Education Committee today. HJR 1004, co-sponsored by Rep. Andy Kerr and Rep. Tom Massey (R-Poncha Springs) calls for more training in suicide prevention for educators and strives to lessen the stigma on

Military Day at the Capitol: House Dems Sponsor 3 Resolutions

January 23, 2012

January 23, 2012 (Denver) – Before an audience that included state senators and the senior commanders of the Army and Air Force bases in Colorado, the House of Representatives observed its annual Military Day today, honoring those from Colorado who have died wearing our nation’s uniform and all Coloradans who have served in our armed forces.

Jonathan Singer Is Newest State Representative

January 22, 2012

January 22, 2012 (Denver) – Jonathan Singer, a Longmont social caseworker, is the newest member of the Colorado House of Representatives and the 32nd member of the House Democratic caucus. Rep. Singer, 32, was selected on Saturday, Jan. 21, by a Boulder County Democratic Party vacancy committee. He will complete the term of Deb Gardner, who resigned

GOP Sidetracks Jobs Agenda for Empty Political Measure

January 19, 2012

January 19, 2012 (Denver) – In a session where all sides agreed that the top three priorities were jobs, jobs and jobs, Republicans devoted the first 2012 floor debate in the state House of Representatives to a toothless, partisan resolution calling on the U.S. Congress to convene a constitutional convention to repeal the federal Affordable