Coram: Letters and calls make a difference

I want to start by thanking you for all of your support. Since my last column, I have received letters and calls all in support of Senate Bill 2 and rural broadband. Letters like those from Wayne...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: From the State Senate

Coram: Speaking up for broadband in rural Colorado

We are now into the third week of the 2018 legislative session and things are beginning to move fast. To start the year off, we successfully passed a bill that continues an interstate compact...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | COLUMN: From the State Senate

Coram: Informing the future with the past

After seven years in the Assembly, I am reflecting on the past and asking what the future holds. The answer is a good year. In my seven years, I have never had a bad one. I expect the same this...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: From the State Senate

Budget, hemp and broadband dominate final days

The last two weeks of the 71st General Assembly is underway. I don’t think it can come fast enough. Patience is wearing thin on the members. With days left in the session and over 100 bills still...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | COLUMN: From the State Senate

Much accomplished, remains with three weeks to go

There are only three weeks left in the 71st Colorado General Assembly, but the pace will certainly change. It is always a lot of hurry up and wait, but from now on, it will be hectic. I have had...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | COLUMN: From the State Senate

Budget week brings long days, hectic schedule to Legislature

It has been a hectic week at the Capitol, as it has also been budget week, which is long with many debates. It is too bad that some amendments to the budget can be so contentious that some members...

DATE: April 8, 2017 | COLUMN: From the State Senate

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