Hullinghorst Is Whip; Pabon Joins Leadership Team

November 28, 2011

Nov. 28, 2011 (Denver) – House Democrats completed their leadership team today, electing Rep. Dickey Lee Hullinghorst as caucus whip and Rep. Dan Pabon as deputy whip. Rep. Hullinghorst (D-Boulder) had been deputy whip and was unopposed for the whip position, which was open because Rep. Claire Levy was appointed on Nov. 18 to the

Rep. Levy Joins Joint Budget Committee

November 18, 2011

Nov. 18, 2011 (Denver) – In his first act as the new leader of the House Democrats, Rep. Mark Ferrandino appointed Rep. Claire Levy (D-Boulder) to take his place on the Joint Budget Committee. The JBC writes the state’s annual budget and has had to trim more than $5 billion from state expenditures since the

Ferrandino Is New Leader of House Democrats

November 18, 2011

November 18, 2011 (Denver) – The Democratic caucus in the state House of Representatives elected Rep. Mark Ferrandino today as minority leader. Rep. Ferrandino was elected by acclamation at a caucus meeting this morning in the state Capitol. He succeeds Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, who announced his resignation from the leadership position on Tuesday. Rep.

Hickenlooper Budget Plan Balances Cuts, Pace Says

November 1, 2011

November 1, 2011 (Denver) – State Rep. Sal Pace (D-Pueblo), the leader of the Democrats in the state House of Representatives, released the following statement today after Gov. John Hickenlooper unveiled his 2012 budget proposal: “I believe the governor has presented a budget that is balanced in its cuts and preserves needed programs for our

Wilson to Support Effort to Retain Dedicated Water Funds

October 18, 2011

October 18, 2011 (Denver) – State Rep. Roger Wilson announced today that he will seek House of Representatives approval of a resolution to end the siphoning of water revenues for purposes that aren’t related to management of Colorado’s water conservation projects. Wilson, a Glenwood Springs Democrat whose sprawling Western Slope district also includes Aspen and

Duran Reacts to Judge’s Decision In Denver Voter Access Case

October 7, 2011

October 7, 2011 (Denver) – Rep. Crisanta Duran (D-Denver) issued the following statement after a Denver judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction against the Denver Clerk and Recorder which would have prohibited her office from sending ballots to inactive voters: “This is a win for the 54,000-plus legally registered voters of Denver who would

House Dem. Leader Pace Announces New Committee Assignments

August 11, 2011

August 11, 2011 DENVER – Today, House Democratic Leader Sal Pace (D-Pueblo) appointed the newest member of the General Assembly, Representative Dave Young (D-Greeley), to two House committees of reference. Rep. Young will serve on the House Transportation Committee, and will also take former Representative Jim Riesberg’s place on the House Health and Environment Committee.

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