ISSUES

  • Strengthening our economies, getting our citizens back to work.

    Our unemployment rate is still too high and our community infrastructure has been compromised. We need to continue our efforts to create jobs that get people back to work. I […]

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  • Providing access to health care.

    Following the passage of health care reform measures at the national level, Colorado has moved forward by creating the Health Exchange which “opened for business” on October 1, 2013.  My […]

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  • Keeping Colorado Beautiful.

    Colorado has experienced several catastrophic wildfires in the past 10 years. The mountain pine beetle has killed and will kill hundreds of acres of Lodgepole and Ponderosa Pine trees in […]

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  • State Budget

    The state budget reflects the Colorado economy, which is recovering slowly, but steadily.   The largest share of the state budget is spent on K-12 public education, prisons and associated corrections […]

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  • Water

    Our State’s water policy should strongly support conservation by Eastern slope consumers, and preservation of critical water levels in Western slope drainages. While the Eastern slope collectively owns significant water […]

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  • Gun Safety Legislation

    When I was growing up in Denver, my family had a tradition of hunting and often enjoyed Colorado venison or elk .  My father and mother hunted with my aunt […]

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  • Transportation

    A convenient and affordable public transportation system is the long-term solution to current transportation challenges. A system of multi-modal transportation will relieve highway congestion and improve access to parking. Bike […]

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  • Public Health

    Promoting a healthy population translates into developing a thriving community with a strong and sustainable economy. Some of the important factors contributing to a healthy population are: clean air, water, […]

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  • Health Care

    Colorado should have one non-profit health care system for everybody. Everyone should be treated equally with one set of rules governing treatment and payment. Health care coverage should include health […]

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  • Reproductive Health

    Reproductive health decisions should be made by individuals and not by the government. Government should always offer, and never impose, high quality, affordable reproductive health education and services.

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