Back from Vacation and time to reengage. Time to sort out the issues, make a list, set some priorities, and go to work and worry. Or at least start to think seriously about a summer schedule and next year's legislative session.
Well, one of the most contentious sessions in the history of the Colorado Legislature has come to a close, not with a bang but almost a whimper and we were all headed home before midnight on the last day.
It looks like I’ll be moving from the Colorado House of Representatives to the Senate on January 22nd. All because Senator Baumgardner the current Senator representing Senate District 8 is resigning effective the 21st and a vacancy committee, meeting on January 2nd, chose me as his replacement.
Amendment 73 failed at the ballot in November despite a massive effort by administrators, teachers, and their supporters to increase school funding.
We just got home after a weekend in Grand Junction at the Club 20 annual steak fry and debates, famous this year because one of the candidates for governor declined to attend.