Position: Life in the Legislature

Position: Life in the Legislature

Position: Life in the Legislature

Position: Live in the Legislature

Position: Life in the Legislature

Position: HERALD STAFF WRITER

Jerry McCaw honored as Cattleman of the Year

The La Plata Archuleta Cattlemen had their annual banquet on April 26. The highlight of the evening is the naming of the Cattleman of the Year. This year's honoree, selected by a committee...

DATE: May 22, 2014 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

Colorado water, wildfires and recalls

With Labor Day behind us, I begin preparing for legislative session 2014. I sit on two legislative interim committees, one on water and one on wildfires. These committees start meeting frequently...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

Colorado water, wildfires and recalls

With Labor Day behind us, I begin preparing for legislative session 2014. I sit on two legislative interim committees, one on water and one on wildfires. These committees start meeting frequently...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

Keep Colorado a land of opportunity

Summer's winding up with the start of back-to-school sales. Delicious Western Slope produce is showing up at the grocery stores and roadside stands. The last wave of summer visitors is cramming in...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

Keep Colorado a land of opportunity

Summer’s winding up with the start of back-to-school sales. Delicious Western Slope produce is showing up at the grocery stores and roadside stands. The last wave of summer visitors is cramming in...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

Back home but still busy

It’s great to be back home, and I’m settling into the interim schedule, catching up with constituents in person and attending meetings on all sorts of topics around my senate district. Given the...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

‘Letters from the war zone’

With the end of the legislative session in early May, I now write new columns monthly rather than the session’s weekly efforts. One constituent thanked me for my “letters from the war zone” and I...

DATE: June 6, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

'Letters from the war zone'

With the end of the legislative session in early May, I now write new columns monthly rather than the session's weekly efforts. One constituent thanked me for my "letters from the war zone" and I...

DATE: June 5, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

'Letters from the war zone'

With the end of the legislative session in early May, I now write new columns monthly rather than the session's weekly efforts. One constituent thanked me for my "letters from the war zone" and I...

DATE: June 4, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

Not much to offer political centrists

As the clock strikes midnight on Wednesday, the 2013 legislative session comes to a close. There will be a number of efforts seeking to sum up the work that we did and, depending on your political...

DATE: May 7, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

Not much to offer political centrists

As the clock strikes midnight on Wednesday, the 2013 legislative session comes to a close. There will be a number of efforts seeking to sum up the work that we did and, depending on your political...

DATE: May 6, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

So many bills, so little time

This is the last full week of the 2013 session. Still to be debated and voted on in the Senate are many weighty topics, some presented in lengthy bills of over 100 pages. Examples are dramatic...

DATE: April 29, 2013 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

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