Speaker Duran’s Statement on Anniversary of Trump’s Decision to End DACA

September 5, 2018

17,000 Dreamers Contribute More Than $800 Million To Colorado’s Economy (Sept. 5) – Speaker Crisanta Duran issued the following statement recognizing the one-year anniversary of the Trump Administration’s politically motivated decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “One year ago, President Trump created chaos when he folded to his extreme political

Democratic Latin@ Legislative Caucus Urges Trump Administration to Reject Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

August 7, 2018

  (Aug. 7) – The members of the Colorado Democratic Latin@ Legislative Caucus wrote to Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross today to express their strong opposition to the proposed addition of a citizenship question into the 2020 Census. The deadline for public comments is this evening at 9:59 pm MT. Latinos are the second largest

Rep. Michaelson Jenet Honored for Mental Health Efforts

August 1, 2018

(Aug. 1) – Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet, D-Commerce City, was recently honored by two leading mental health advocacy groups for her efforts to expand access to care and treatment for Coloradans. Rep. Michaelson Jenet recently received the inaugural “Friend of Psychology” award from the Colorado Psychological Association in recognition of her bill entering Colorado into

House Dems Welcome Outdoor Retailer Back to Colorado

July 23, 2018

(July 23) – This January, House Democrats welcomed the Outdoor Retailer show to Colorado and today they welcome them back for the Summer Market. The organizers of the Outdoor Retailer show moved the event from Salt Lake City to Denver in recognition of Colorado’s strong support for the outdoor recreation industry, its forward-thinking conservation policies

Esgar, Hansen Question Treasurer’s Office on Funding Delays

July 23, 2018

(July 23) – Amid conflicting statements from the Colorado Treasurer’s office, the Capital Development Committee (CDC) held a hearing today to discuss the status of funding for priority projects. Last week, House Democratic members of the CDC sent a letter to Treasurer Walker Stapleton expressing concerns about his office’s delay in launching funding for capital

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