Nov. 18, 2011 (Denver) – In his first act as the new leader of the House Democrats, Rep. Mark Ferrandino appointed Rep. Claire Levy (D-Boulder) to take his place on the Joint Budget Committee. The JBC writes the state’s annual budget and has had to trim more than $5 billion from state expenditures since the
November 18, 2011 (Denver) – The Democratic caucus in the state House of Representatives elected Rep. Mark Ferrandino today as minority leader. Rep. Ferrandino was elected by acclamation at a caucus meeting this morning in the state Capitol. He succeeds Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, who announced his resignation from the leadership position on Tuesday. Rep.
November 1, 2011 (Denver) – State Rep. Sal Pace (D-Pueblo), the leader of the Democrats in the state House of Representatives, released the following statement today after Gov. John Hickenlooper unveiled his 2012 budget proposal: “I believe the governor has presented a budget that is balanced in its cuts and preserves needed programs for our
October 18, 2011 (Denver) – State Rep. Roger Wilson announced today that he will seek House of Representatives approval of a resolution to end the siphoning of water revenues for purposes that aren’t related to management of Colorado’s water conservation projects. Wilson, a Glenwood Springs Democrat whose sprawling Western Slope district also includes Aspen and