At session’s end, Legislature touts progress on multiple issues

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At session’s end, Legislature touts progress on multiple issues

Lawmakers already looking toward next year
The legislative session ended Wednesday, and while progress was made on pre-session priorities, many lawmakers are looking ahead to the next session to finish work on bills that didn’t survive both chambers.
Freshman lawmaker Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango, said she worked closely with other rural lawmakers throughout the session to ensure rural Colorado was not forgotten.
Nonpartisan staffers at the Capitol started the arduous task of boxing up the files each lawmaker kept on the hundreds of bills introduced during the session.
Representatives Marc Catlin, R-Montrose, and Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango, talk during the budget debate in the House. McLachlan said she worked closely with Catlin and Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose, throughout the session to ensure they were serving Southwest Colorado.
The 2017 legislative session wrapped up Wednesday.

At session’s end, Legislature touts progress on multiple issues

The legislative session ended Wednesday, and while progress was made on pre-session priorities, many lawmakers are looking ahead to the next session to finish work on bills that didn’t survive both chambers.
Freshman lawmaker Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango, said she worked closely with other rural lawmakers throughout the session to ensure rural Colorado was not forgotten.
Nonpartisan staffers at the Capitol started the arduous task of boxing up the files each lawmaker kept on the hundreds of bills introduced during the session.
Representatives Marc Catlin, R-Montrose, and Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango, talk during the budget debate in the House. McLachlan said she worked closely with Catlin and Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose, throughout the session to ensure they were serving Southwest Colorado.
The 2017 legislative session wrapped up Wednesday.
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