Meet Your New State Legislators + poll

In a letter to fellow Founding Father James Madison, Thomas Jefferson wrote: “I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.”Needless to say, “rebellion” isn’t the exclusive domain of peasants, torches and pitchforks. Citizens can assert their rights in any number of ways:

  • testifying before a legislative committee
  • getting to know the legislative staff responsible for keeping the wheels of democracy turning
  • listening to House and Senate hearings online to stay in the loop on legislative priorities and decision-making

The new state legislature convenes on January 10, 2007. How have you been involved? Answer the poll.

Colorado Senate
Senate President: Joan Fitz-Gerald
Senate Majority Leader: Ken Gordon
Senate Minority Leader: Andy McElhany

Colorado House
Speaker of the House: Andrew Romanoff
House Majority Leader: Alice Madden
House Minority Leader: Mike May

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