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

Equal Pay Bills Take Next Steps

April 24, 2018

(April 23) – The House Finance Committee approved two bills today to help close the wage gap in Colorado. Currently, the gender wage gap is projected to not close until 2057 in Colorado and 2059 nationally. “Women are the sole breadwinners in seventy-five percent of hardworking families in Colorado,” Rep. Buckner said. “We are fighting for

Fight to Save Civil Rights Division Continues

March 14, 2018

(March 13) – The House Judiciary Committee passed a bill today led by Speaker Crisanta Duran and Rep. Leslie Herod to save the Colorado Civil Rights Division and Commission. Today’s action takes place against the backdrop of a Republican effort to defund the CCRD through the budget-making process. Currently the CCRD will run out of