Duran, Salazar on the Death of Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy 

January 25, 2018

(Jan.25) – Speaker Crisanta Duran, and Rep. Joe Salazar, D-Thornton, released the following statements following the death of Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Heath    Gumm. “Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm was tragically lost last evening serving in the line of duty.” said Speaker Duran, D-Denver. “Together, we mourn with his wife, family, friends and the Adams

Weissman’s Parole Reform Bill Passes First Committee

January 25, 2018

(Jan. 25) – Rep. Mike Weissman’s bill to make evidence-based changes in the state’s standards for parolees won the House Judiciary Committee’s support today. Updating Colorado’s parole standards for the first time in 25 years, HB18-1029 would set the mandatory length of parole for Class 2 and Class 3 felonies at three years instead of

Contractor Selected for Workplace Harassment Review

January 25, 2018

(Jan. 24) – The leadership of the Colorado legislature selected an independent third-party contractor today to conduct a review of the state legislature’s workplace harassment policy. Harassment complaints against state legislators in 2017 prompted Speaker Crisanta Duran to call for an outside review of the workplace harassment policy as part of a campaign to “change

Welcome, Outdoor Retailers

January 23, 2018

(Jan. 23) – The House of Representatives welcomed the Outdoor Retailer show to Denver today and noted the policy decisions that attracted the show to Denver. The organizers of the Outdoor Retailer show moved the twice-a-year event from Salt Lake City to Denver in recognition of Colorado’s strong support for the outdoor recreation industry, its