Becker Elected to Serve as Speaker of the House

November 9, 2018

House Dems Majority Grew Substantially, With Returns Still Coming In (Nov. 8) – Earning the support of her colleagues, KC Becker was designated this afternoon by the House Democratic caucus to become the next Speaker of the House. Speaker-designate Becker served as Majority Leader in the 71st General Assembly, helping shepherd the House through two

House Democrats Grow Majority

November 7, 2018

(Nov. 6) – Coloradans voted in favor of Democratic control of the Colorado House of Representatives on Tuesday. With returns still rolling in, it looked like the House will assemble on Jan. 4 with at least 38 Democrats – and with four races too close to call, the number could even expand up to 42.

Signed: Civil Rights Protections for All Coloradans

May 22, 2018

(May 22) – Closing one of the more drawn-out dramas of the 2018 legislative session, Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed into law Speaker Crisanta Duran’s bill to continue the Colorado Civil Rights Division and the commission that supervises it. “There are times we must plant our feet and stand firm for a just result,” said

House Passes Family Leave

April 16, 2018

(April 16) – A bill to create a Colorado insurance pool to provide paid medical leave to workers after childbirth, or to deal with their own serious illnesses of those of close family members, passed the House today. The family medical leave insurance program, sponsored by Reps. Faith Winter, D-Westminster, and Matt Gray, D-Broomfield, would