Important Provisions of New Laws Become Effective Today

October 1, 2019

New policies to combat the opioid crisis, protect children’s health and begin remittance of online sales taxes from marketplace facilitators take effect today DENVER, CO— Important provisions from Colorado House Democrats’ 2019 legislative agenda, including new policies to mandate opioid prescriber training, prohibit minors from entering cigar-tobacco bars and to begin remittance of online sales

On Puppy Mill Awareness Day, Rep. Duran & First Gentleman Reis Draw Attention to the Need to Protect Our Canine Friends

September 21, 2019

(September 21, 2019)- Representative Monica Duran and First Gentleman Marlon Reis today spotlighted the inhumane conditions at puppy mills in Colorado and across the country. “I’m honored to be partnering with First Gentleman Reis to shed light on the abhorrent conditions at puppy mills,” said Rep. Duran, D-Wheat Ridge.“Every dog deserves to live in happiness

JOINT RELEASE: Economic Growth to Continue in Colorado; Yet Investments Constrained

September 20, 2019

JBC Dems, Speaker highlight need for critical investments in K-12, higher education, and transportation infrastructure DENVER, CO — Members of the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) today received the September quarterly budget forecasts, which once again predicts continued, but slowing, economic expansion in Colorado, wage growth, and an unemployment rate that is well below the national

Speaker Becker Announces Appointment of Environmental Champion Gwen Farnsworth to Utility Consumers’ Board

September 19, 2019

Senior Energy Policy Advisor at Western Resource Advocates (WRA) has decades of experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean power policies. DENVER, CO– Colorado House Speaker KC Becker today announced that she has appointed Western Resource Advocates Senior Energy Policy Advisor Gwen Farnsworth to the Utility Consumers’ Board. “Gwen is a dedicated advocate for