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

Minority Leader

John Cooke

(R-Greeley)

Assistant Minority Leader

Bob Gardner

(R-Colorado Springs)

Minority Chair

Jim Smallwood

(R-Parker)

Minority Whip

Paul Lundeen

(R-Monument)

Joint Budget Committee

Bob Rankin

(R-Carbondale)

Recent Press Releases

Senate Republican Caucus Elects New Leadership

Senate Republican Caucus Elects New Leadership

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...

Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert Announces His Resignation

Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert Announces His Resignation

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...

Community Safety Investment Act Passes Unanimously in the Senate

Community Safety Investment Act Passes Unanimously in the Senate

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...

$500M in School Funding Stripped from State Budget

$500M in School Funding Stripped from State Budget

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...

Geothermal Energy Bill Passes in the Senate

Geothermal Energy Bill Passes in the Senate

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...

Twitter Feed

Yesterday, the Colorado Senate Republicans reaffirmed our Commitment to Colorado.

During the interim, we continue to work on policy aimed at:
💵 Making Colorado more affordable
🎓 Expanding education opportunities
👮 Increasing public safety

Inflation will mean the average U.S. household has to spend an extra $5,200 this year ($433 a month) compared to last year..."

This is precisely why we tried to pass meaningful relief for CO families.

Dems in the legislature said no.

#copolitics

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-03-29/u-s-households-face-5-200-inflation-tax-this-year-chart?sref=sBMxP0gT

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