COLORADO HOUSE DEMOCRATS
Colorado Democrats fighting for hardworking Coloradans at the Capitol and across our state
House Democrats responded to the most pressing needs in Colorado and delivered results. During the 2023 Legislative Session we focused on gun violence prevention, protecting reproductive rights, record public school funding, improving air quality and reducing the cost of housing, health care and prescription drugs.
JOINT RELEASE: Gun Violence Prevention Laws Go Into Effect
September 28, 2023
Two laws to prevent gun violence and save lives go into effect on October 1. HB23-1219 establishes a minimum three day waiting period to purchase a firearm, and SB23-168 creates new avenues for victims of gun violence to pursue justice.
JOINT RELEASE: Wildfire Matters Review Committee Tours Wildfire Fighting Facilities, Meets with Impacted Coloradans
September 7, 2023
This week, bipartisan members of the Wildfire Matters Review Committee (WMRC) participated in a series of site visits throughout the Western Slope to learn more about Colorado’s wildfire response and prevention resources and hear directly from Coloradans impacted by recent destructive wildfires.
Majority Leader Duran, Rep. Lieder to Receive Awards for Championing Labor Laws
August 31, 2023
Majority Leader Monica Duran and Representative Sheila Lieder today will receive awards at Colorado AFL-CIO’s Second Annual Labor Day Labor Champion Award Dinner to celebrate their work in passing laws to better support workplace conditions and boost wages for working Coloradans. Majority Leader Monica Duran will receive the State House Labor Champion Award and Representative Sheila Lieder will receive the Rising Star Award.