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Follow the Money!

Don’t miss July’s monthly meeting–Caroline Fry of Colorado Common Cause will teach us how to Follow the Money! in Colorado Politics.  Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/266269320809580/?active_tab=about

2018 Legislative Session Ends

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A wrap-up from Morgan Carroll, Chair of the Colorado Democratic Party, below. In addition, in the last hours the state legislature approved a plan aimed at stabilizing the teacher retirement pension, and reauthorized the Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

We are lucky in Colorado; our bipartisan state legislature manages to do good work. But so many good efforts are nonetheless blocked or forced into last-minute compromises by far right Republicans. 2018 elections are critical to make real, lasting change! We must get out the vote and focus on these local elections; that’s our work for the foreseeable future.

From Morgan Carroll’s Newsletter

The 2018 legislative session ended yesterday. Thanks to the hard work of Governor Hickenlooper and Democratic legislators, we scored some major accomplishments, including a bipartisan compromise to fund job-creating infrastructure projects, funding to cover the reduced cost of lunch for students, investments in rural broadband, expanding the child care tax credit, and putting a bipartisan redistricting reform package on the ballot.

But far too often, Republicans in the State Senate used their razor-thin one-seat majority to kill scores of good Democratic bills like a bump stock ban, a red flag bill to prevent gun violence, legislation to stop prescription drug price-gouging, and a ban on conversion therapy. Not to mention the Senate GOP’s refusal to expel GOP sexual harasser Randy Baumgardner.

We know that our state is capable of so much more. But it’s hard to tackle big issues with one GOP-controlled chamber putting the special interests ahead of Coloradans.

This next election is critical. If we want to make sure that everyone in Colorado has the opportunity to succeed and make sure everyone is benefiting from our state’s economic success, we need to elect a Democratic governor to succeed Hickenlooper, and we need to flip the State Senate.

We can only do it because of support like yours. Let’s multiply it. Will you forward this email to friends and loved ones that support Democratic values? (Here’s a signup link, a donation link, and/or a volunteer link for them.)

Thank you for all you do.

In solidarity,

Morgan Carroll
Chair, Colorado Democrats

Blue Wave Kickoff Party 2018

Thank you to all who came out and participated in the PCP Blue Wave Kickoff Party at Varsity Inn.  Not sure how many folks we had in attendance, but all the seats were full!

The 2 hour event included a fun ice breaker, Beckman Fact or Fiction, Corruption Junction Trivia, a few words by HD38 Rep Candidate Chris Kolker, and of course pizza and beer!

We even managed to raise a little money for the County!

A huge thanks to Varsity Inn for letting us hold the event there!  Hope we can do it again sometime soon.

Blue Wave Kickoff Party 2018

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Colorado may seem like the gorgeous haven of the great American West, but Mike Rubens met the man dismantling it with a single tax law. Produced by Clark Caldwell. Edited by Andrew Mendelson.

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March 08, 2018 at 07:49PM

Caucus Results

Here’s PCP @lula Triggs Guilbert showing us how outreach is DONE! People to People, people! @meikebabel Arapahoe County Democratic Party Colorado Democratic Party @ian Belter Arapahoe Young Democrats Tyler McDermott

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Here’s a sample of what People to People canvassing looks like. Made easy thanks to Tyler McDermott. Join us this weekend!
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March 03, 2018 at 11:14AM

And…go to caucus and become a Precinct Leader. (We love Robert Reich.)

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In this critical election year, we can’t succumb to cynicism or put our heads in the sand. We must fight with everything we’ve got to reclaim our democracy.
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March 03, 2018 at 10:18AM

Caucus details!

Colorado House District 38 Democrats
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February 28, 2018 at 10:28AM

Reminder: Caucus Location Change for Precincts 160, 163, 164, 166, 177 – 184. Your Caucus will now be at Littleton Preparatory Charter School, 5301 S Bannock St, Littleton, CO 80120. All caucus location for HD38 are listed in the link.

March 6th Caucus information and locations
This year Caucuses will take place on Tuesday, March 6th. HD38 will have 5 caucus locations. You’ll need to know your precinct number to determine where to caucus. We will be sharing more inf…
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February 25, 2018 at 02:43PM

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