Voting Made Easier

April 15, 2016

(April 15) – A bill by Rep. Su Ryden, D-Aurora, that would allow Coloradans to mail their November ballots free of charge passed the House on second reading this morning. “Voting is a fundamental right of Americans,” said Rep. Ryden. “This is a bill that will allow even more voter choice as we go forward

Esgar and Vigil Supporting American-Made

April 15, 2016

(April 15) – In the face of another round of steel industry layoffs in Pueblo, Reps. Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, and Ed Vigil, D-Alamosa, sponsored a resolution this morning to push the state to prioritize the purchase of Colorado goods and services. “As a granddaughter of two steelworkers, I am proud to introduce this resolution and

Ryden Serving Our Vets

April 14, 2016

(April 14) – A longstanding champion for veterans in Colorado, Rep. Su Ryden, D-Aurora, accomplished a goal several years in the making this morning with the passage of her bill to complete the development of the Fitzsimons State Veterans Nursing Home and Community Living Center on the site of the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Center.

Champions for Arts and Culture

April 14, 2016

(April 14) – The House voted 49-16 today to approve a bill by Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst to ask voters in November to reauthorize and improve the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). “The SCFD is a nationally acclaimed voter-supported funding model for arts, culture and science,” said Speaker Hullinghorst, D-Boulder, who sponsored the bill