PRESS RELEASE

Colorado Senate Republicans Announce 2023 Committee Assignments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 13, 2022

Press Contact

Joshua Bly

joshua.bly@state.co.us

DENVER– Today, Senator Paul Lundeen (R – Monument) announced committee assignments for the Senate Republican Caucus during the 74th General Assembly of the State of Colorado.

“We are fortunate to have a caucus with a wide array of experience and expertise,” Senator Lundeen remarked. “I am pleased to announce these committee assignments for our caucus. I am confident that these assignments will allow us to make meaningful contributions to the legislative process for the people of Colorado.”

Committee on Education, 7 members (4-3)

  • Senator Paul Lundeen (R – Monument) [Ranking Member] 
  • Senator-Elect Mark Baisley (R – Woodland Park)
  • Senator-Elect Janice Rich (R – Grand Junction)

Committee on Judiciary, 5 members (3-2)

  • Senator Bob Gardner (R – Colorado Springs) [Ranking Member] 
  • Senator Kevin Van Winkle (R – Highlands Ranch)

Committee on Transportation and Energy, 7 members (5-2) 

  • Senator Cleave Simpson (R – Alamosa) [Ranking Member] 
  • Senator-Elect Byron Pelton (R – Sterling)

Committee on Health and Human Services, 9 members, (6-3)

  • Senator Jim Smallwood (R – Parker) [Ranking Member] 
  • Senator-Elect Janice Rich (R – Grand Junction)
  • Senator to be chosen by SD5 vacancy committee

Committee on State, Veteran, and Military Affairs, 5 members (3-2)

  • Senator-Elect Mark Baisley (R – Woodland Park) [Ranking Member] 
  • Senator Larry Liston (R – Colorado Springs)

Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, 7 members (4-3)

  • Senator Cleave Simpson (R – Alamosa) [ranking member]
  • Senator-Elect Rod Pelton (R – Cheyenne Wells)
  • Senator-Elect Byron Pelton (R – Sterling)

Committee on Finance, 7 members (4-3)

  • Senator Kevin Van Winkle (R – Highlands Ranch) [ranking member]
  • Senator Cleave Simpson (R – Alamosa)
  • Senator Jim Smallwood (R – Parker) 

Committee on Business, Labor, and Technology, 9 members (6-3)

  • Senator Larry Liston (R – Colorado Springs) [ranking member]
  • Senator Mark Baisley (R – Woodland Park)
  • Senator to be chosen by SD5 vacancy committee

Committee on Local Government and Housing, 7 members (4-3)

  • Senator-Elect Janice Rich (R – Grand Junction) [ranking member]
  • Senator-Elect Byron Pelton (R – Sterling)
  • Senator Elect Rod Pelton (R – Cheyenne Wells)

Committee on Appropriations, 7 members (4-3)

  • Senator Barabra Kirkmeyer (R – Weld County) [ranking member]
  • Senator Bob Gardner (R – Colorado Springs)
  • Senator Larry Liston (R – Colorado Springs)

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