Hearings of Interest, Apr 20-24

This coming week will feature hearings before the General Assembly on several measures that would roll back classroom testing and/or the common core curriculum on Monday, an increase in the Older Coloradans Cash Fund on Tuesday, and a number of police-community relations improvement bills on Wednesday.  Also on Wednesday, a bill to eliminate the caucus system in favor of open primaries for

You're invited to a VIP reception at the home of Senator Pat Steadman!


Please join us on May 14th, from 5:30 - 7:30, for this unique opportunity to chat with lawmakers in an intimate environment - space is limited!

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Denver Municipal Elections are May 5th!


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President Barack Obama

January 21, 2013 - what a day.

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) - talking points about rollout

 Good Product, Bad Website

Government Shutdowns over Kennedy's Dream


State Level Policy Priorities - 2014

The Public Policy Committee recommends the following priorities for the 2014 session of the state legislature.  Feedback is invited from all Denver County Democrats, through their House district representatives on the Public Policy Committee, or directly to the Chair (


Thank You Democratic Legislators…or, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished!!


A big thank you is due our Democratic legislators for their tremendous accomplishments on our behalf in the recently concluded 69th Session of the Colorado General Assembly.  Our folks passed probably the most progressive, meaningful slate of legislation our state has ever seen – from civil unions, a big step toward equality for all Coloradans, to the ASSET bill which gives undocumented Colorado kids the same college tuition rate as other Colorado students, to gun safety legislation that is important, sensible and long overdue. 


We have been well served by our Dems under the dome (click here for more successes).  On behalf of the Democratic Party of Denver I offer wholehearted thanks to Senate President John Morse and Speaker of the House Mark Ferrandino for leading this outstanding effort, and to all our Democratic legislators for stepping up and legislating so effectively for the people of Colorado.



 It is astounding that climate change continues to be controversial.  It almost appears that our nation’s collective intellect is regressing instead of progressing.  That being said, the fact of the