Right to Discriminate? Not with a House Dem Majority

January 26, 2017

(Jan. 25) – Democrats on the House State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee killed a bill this evening that would have allowed anyone to ignore laws they don’t want to follow and to discriminate against LGBTQ people. The four-hour debate on the bill may serve as a preview to the coming attacks on LGBT rights

House Democrats Remember Dr. King

January 16, 2017

(Jan. 16) – On the holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., members of the House Democratic Caucus issued the following statements: “Today we remember the lessons of Dr. King so that tomorrow our path forward is guided by his vision,” said Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver. “This year, even more than ever, it is

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