Duran Announces Appointments to Interim Committees

(May 31) –Speaker Crisanta Duran announced today her appointments to four committees that will be meeting during the legislative interim:

  • Alternatives to the Gallagher Amendment Interim Study Committee: Reps. Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, chairwoman, and Jeff Bridges, D-Greenwood Village
  • Legislative Workplace Interim Study Committee: Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, chairwoman, and Rep. Faith Winter, D-Westminster
  • Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Study Committee: Reps. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, chairwoman; Chris Kennedy, D-Lakewood; and Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont
  • School Start Time Interim Study Committee: Rep. Donald Valdez, D-La Jara, vice chairman

“I have spent a great deal of time dealing with the impacts of workplace harassment in the Colorado House of Representatives, and I have seen the damage and pain it can cause,” Speaker Duran, D-Denver, said of her appointments to the Legislative Workplace Interim Study Committee. “I want to end my term as speaker with a clear path forward on reforms that will change the culture of the Capitol and preserve the integrity of the legislature. Rep. Winter, who showed this session that she is a powerful voice for victims of workplace harassment, will be a key advocate and partner on this important committee.”

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