Senate Republican Leadership
Recent Press Releases
Leader Lundeen on the Signing of Senate Bill 303
DENVER – Senate Minority Leader Paul Lundeen (R - Monument) has issued the following statement on the signing of Senate Bill 303, a rushed and ill-conceived democrat bill concerning property taxes. “Introduced at the last possible minute. Signed at an undisclosed...
Senate Republicans Respond to Democrats’ Last Minute Property Tax Bill
DENVER – Colorado homeowners are bracing for what could be the largest tax increase in Colorado history following last week’s property valuation announcement from county assessors. Beginning next year, Colorado homeowners can expect their property taxes to increase by...
Public Safety swatting bill passes unanimously in Senate
DENVER – Senator Van Winkle’s public safety swatting bill unanimously passed in the Senate. Senate Bill 249 will make the practice of falsely reporting an active shooter situation a class 6 felony. The bill will also classify a false emergency call that results in...
Republicans fight for public safety, mental health, and rural Colorado during budget debate
DENVER – This morning, the state budget, SB23-214, was passed in the Senate. During yesterday’s debate on the bill, Colorado Senate Republicans offered substantial amendments largely addressing public safety, mental health, and the prosperity of rural communities;...
Democrats continue to pass gun control bills despite bipartisan opposition
DENVER – Bipartisan opposition wasn’t enough to stop the democrat majority from passing more gun control legislation that will put vulnerable Coloradans’ safety at risk. This morning, democrats in the Colorado State Senate passed House Bill 23-1219, which establishes...
GOP Government Transparency Bill Passed in the Senate
DENVER – Today, Senator Kirkmeyer’s government transparency bill, Senate Bill 23-053, passed unanimously in the Colorado State Senate. Senate Bill 23-053 will guarantee public employees the right to speak freely regarding terms of their employment by prohibiting the...