Press Releases

Nov 20, 2022

Statements from the Colorado Springs House Delegation and the LGBTQ Caucus on the Shooting at Club Q

Democratic Representatives and Representatives-elect from Colorado Springs and the Colorado LGBTQ Legislative Caucus Chair and Co-founder today released the following statements on the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs:

Nov 13, 2022

Reps. Bird and Sirota Appointed to JBC

House Speaker-designate Julie McCluskie today appointed Representatives Shannon Bird and Emily Sirota to the Joint Budget Committee.

Nov 11, 2022

House Democrats Elect Monica Duran Majority Leader, Jennifer Bacon as Assistant Majority Leader

House Democrats today elected the leadership team for the 74th General Assembly. After electing Representative Julie McCluskie as the Speaker-designate, the caucus chose Representative Monica Duran as the next Majority Leader and Representative Jennifer Bacon as the next Assistant Majority Leader.

Nov 11, 2022

Julie McCluskie Elected Speaker

Speaker-elect Julie McCluskie, D-Dillon, today released the following statement after House Democrats elected her the next Speaker of the Colorado House:

Nov 8, 2022

Democrats Secure House Majority

House Democrats win at least 33 seats and will be in the majority for the upcoming 74th General Assembly.

Oct 31, 2022

Rep. Michaelson Jenet Statement Condemning Violence Against Paul Pelosi

Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet, a leader in Colorado on addressing hate speech and identity-based violence, today released the following statement condemning the recent acts of violence against Paul Pelosi:

Oct 30, 2022

Speaker Garnett and Majority Leader Esgar Statements on Passing of Minority Leader McKean

DENVER, CO – House Speaker Alec Garnett, D-Denver, and House Majority Leader Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, today released the following statements on the passing of House Minority Leader Hugh McKean.

Oct 17, 2022

Roberts and Bird Selected as 2022 Legislators of the Year by MADD

Representative Dylan Roberts, D-Avon, and Representative Shannon Bird, D-Westminster, were honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for their efforts to end impaired driving.

Oct 14, 2022

JOINT RELEASE: Legislation to Foster New Careers in Wildfire Mitigation, Reform Judiciary to be Introduced Next Session

The Legislative Council of the Colorado General Assembly today approved several interim committee bills to be introduced in the upcoming 2023 legislative session, including bills to create new career pathways for fire mitigation work and reform the state’s judicial discipline process.

Oct 12, 2022

JOINT RELEASE: McCluskie, Donovan, Roberts and McLachlan Celebrate Biden’s Executive Action to Protect Public Lands in Colorado

Representatives Julie McCluskie, Dylan Roberts, and Barbara McLachlan and Senator Kerry Donovan today celebrated President Biden’s executive action to protect hundreds of thousands of acres, including Camp Hale, the Tenmile Range and the Thompson Divide.

Oct 12, 2022

Jodeh Selected for 20 Under 40 CSG Leadership Award

Representative Iman Jodeh joins the esteemed list of 2022 20 Under 40 recipients selected by The Council of State Governments

Oct 6, 2022

JOINT RELEASE: Kolker, Young Attend White House Discussion on Mental Health, Promote Colorado’s Work to Transform State’s Behavioral Health System

Senator Chris Kolker, D-Centennial, and Representative Mary Young, D-Greeley, recently joined state legislators from across the nation for a White House virtual discussion on state-level efforts to address the mental health crisis and advance access to behavioral health care in recognition of Suicide Awareness Month.