Speaker Becker Announces Interim Committee Assignments

May 31, 2019

(May 31) – Speaker KC Becker appointed the chairs, vice chairs and other Democratic members of the 2019 interim committees. Earlier this month, House and Senate Leadership announced the formation of a new interim committee focused on studying school safety in Colorado. “We made historic investments in K-12 and higher-ed and took action on climate,

Dems Driving Colorado Towards a Clean Energy Future

May 31, 2019

(May 31) – Gov. Polis signed a package of bills led by House Democrats to get more electric vehicles on the road in Colorado. In recent years, House Democrats successfully passed a law promoting electric vehicles that has made Colorado one of the best states in the country to purchase one. The Gov. signed a

Historic Moment: Gov Signs Laws Banning ‘Conversion Therapy’ & to Allow Coloradans to Be Their Authentic Selves

May 31, 2019

Colorado becomes the 18th state to ban dangerous practice of ‘conversion therapy’ on young people (May 31) – Gov. Polis signed two historic bipartisan bills led by House Democrats Rep. Daneya Esgar and Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet to ban the dangerous and discredited practice of ‘conversion therapy’ and to allow Coloradans to update their identity

Gov Signs Bill to Encourage More Girls in STEM Industry

May 30, 2019

(May 30) – Gov Polis signed a bill sponsored by Rep. Daneya Esgar and Rep. Lisa Cutter that would encourage young girls to go into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field. “This new law will help get Colorado’s kids ready for jobs that haven’t even been imagined yet. Right now, we can’t see