Duran & Becker’s Statement on Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

July 10, 2018

(July 9) – Speaker Crisanta Duran and Majority Leader KC Becker released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. “The fate of civil and voting rights, reproductive freedoms and worker protections all hang in the balance with this Supreme Court nominee,” said Speaker Duran, D-Denver. “There’s

‘A Sad Day in America’

June 27, 2018

Duran, Becker Dismayed by Supreme Court Ruling Undermining Collective Bargaining (June 27) – House leaders expressed dismay today after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing public employees to opt out of union dues. “This disappointing ruling is a setback for collective bargaining all across America,” Speaker Crisanta Duran said. “For more than a century, organized

A Bipartisan Path Forward on Redistricting

May 4, 2018

(May 4) – The House gave strong bipartisan support today to a pair of measures to revamp the process of congressional redistricting and legislative reapportionment, encouraging the creation of competitive districts and taking steps to prevent gerrymandering. “These measures are more than just a truce by both parties in the once-per-decade exercise in adjusting legislative

Cutting Confusion in CO Primary Elections

May 10, 2017

(May 9) – A bipartisan bill to implement voter-mandated changes in the way Colorado conducts primary elections passed unanimously through the House tonight. SB17-305, sponsored in the House by Reps. Mike Foote, D-Lafayette, and Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock, implements Proposition 107 and 108, which were passed by Colorado voters last November and allow unaffiliated voters