Duran & Becker’s Statement on Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

July 10, 2018

(July 9) – Speaker Crisanta Duran and Majority Leader KC Becker released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. “The fate of civil and voting rights, reproductive freedoms and worker protections all hang in the balance with this Supreme Court nominee,” said Speaker Duran, D-Denver. “There’s

Legislative Workplace Interim Study Committee Holds Initial Hearing

July 9, 2018

(July 9) – The Legislative Workplace Interim Study Committee held its initial hearing today. The hearing focused on the structure of human resources departments at the state capitol.  This was the first of five meetings the committee will hold over the interim to examine and review policies, make recommendations to address sexual harassment and reform

Duran Announces Appointments to Interim Committees

May 31, 2018

(May 31) –Speaker Crisanta Duran announced today her appointments to four committees that will be meeting during the legislative interim: Alternatives to the Gallagher Amendment Interim Study Committee: Reps. Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, chairwoman, and Jeff Bridges, D-Greenwood Village Legislative Workplace Interim Study Committee: Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, chairwoman, and Rep. Faith Winter, D-Westminster Opioid and Other Substance

PERA Fix Passes the House

May 1, 2018

(April 30) – A bill to assure the long-term solvency of Colorado PERA, the retirement plan for teachers and government employees, was approved by voice vote in the House of Representatives tonight. SB18-200, sponsored in the House by Majority Leader KC Becker and Rep. Dan Pabon, commits $225 million in new funding to reduce PERA’s