KC Becker

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Nearly 1 in 4 lawmakers in the 2018 Colorado legislature landed seats via vacancy committee. And more appointments are coming.

Vacancy committees have already picked replacements for two departing state senators in 2019. At least three more appointments to the Colorado General Assembly are coming -- and perhaps even more.

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The new Democratic majority in Colorado needs money for their ambitious agenda. Here’s where they could find it.

Colorado voters rejected tax increases but voted into office a slate of Democratic candidates promising big, and expensive, policies

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A look at the long list of historical firsts Colorado reached with its 2018 elections

From the first transgender state representative to the first openly gay governor in the nation, there was a lot of ground broken on Nov. 6

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House Democratic leaders urged state Rep. Jovan Melton to resign last week after learning of past domestic violence charges against him. Melton told them no.

Jovan Melton said in a statement: “I look forward to putting my head down and working on these issues with my colleagues in the legislature in January.”

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado House Democratic leader KC Becker endorses stricter oil and gas setbacks

The endorsement from Becker gives a high profile boost to an initiative that’s drawn the ire of the oil and gas industry