Commitment to Colorado
Our 2022 legislative agenda is now live – 44 pieces of legislation dealing with affordability, public safety, educational choice, and more.
Senate Republican Leadership
Assistant Minority Leader
Joint Budget Committee
Recent Press Releases
DENVER– Tonight, the Colorado Senate Republican caucus elected a new leadership team. The Colorado Republicans elected Senator John Cooke (R - Greeley) as the new Minority Leader, and Senator Bob Gardner (R - Colorado Springs) as the new Assistant Minority Leader. The...
DENVER– This morning, Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert (R - Douglas County) announced his resignation from the State Senate, effective midnight, Tuesday, May 31st, 2022. In preparation for his resignation, Senator Holbert will step down as Senate Minority...
DENVER– Today, Senate Bill 22-145, the Community Safety Investment Act, passed unanimously on third readings in the Senate. The bill is a bipartisan collaboration between Senator John Cooke (R - Greeley) and Senator Janet Buckner (D - Aurora). The bill will create...
DENVER – Last night, the Democrat-controlled Conference Committee on HB22-1329, the state budget, or Long Bill, rejected an amendment that appropriated $503,267,250 to fully fund Colorado’s education system by paying off the Budget Stabilization Factor without raising...
Republicans Stay Committed to Fighting for Affordability, Public Safety, and Educational Choice in State Budget Debate
DENVER– This morning, the state budget, HB22-1329, passed on third reading in the Senate. The bill will now proceed to a conference committee where amendments adopted during the legislative process will be considered. During yesterday’s debate on the bill,...
DENVER– Today, Senate Bill 22-118, Encouraging the use of Geothermal Energy Use, passed the Senate on third readings. The legislation, Sponsored by Senator Woodward (R - Loveland) and Senator Hinrichsen (D - Pueblo) will change the current statute to promote the use...