Becker Elected to Serve as Speaker of the House

November 9, 2018

House Dems Majority Grew Substantially, With Returns Still Coming In (Nov. 8) – Earning the support of her colleagues, KC Becker was designated this afternoon by the House Democratic caucus to become the next Speaker of the House. Speaker-designate Becker served as Majority Leader in the 71st General Assembly, helping shepherd the House through two

House Democrats Grow Majority

November 7, 2018

(Nov. 6) – Coloradans voted in favor of Democratic control of the Colorado House of Representatives on Tuesday. With returns still rolling in, it looked like the House will assemble on Jan. 4 with at least 38 Democrats – and with four races too close to call, the number could even expand up to 42.

House Dems Applaud Hick’s Budget Focus on Education, Hardworking Families

November 1, 2018

(Nov. 1) – Governor John Hickenlooper released his final budget request for FY 2019-20 today. During the 2018 legislative session, House Democrats successfully worked across the aisle to deliver on their commitments to hardworking Colorado families and to responsibly invest in education funding and infrastructure. House Democratic leadership applauded proposals in the budget request that

Rep. Kraft-Tharp Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform

October 30, 2018

Kraft-Tharp Chairs Sales and Use Tax Simplification Task Force (Oct. 30) – Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp received an Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform Award from the Tax Foundation today. Recipients include three governors, eight other state legislators, nine members of the District of Columbia Council, and a county commissioner, with recipients representing both major political