Birthday Celebration for Representative Crisanta Duran
Live Music by the Mary Louise Lee Band
Honorable Ramona Martinez, Denver City Councilman Chris Nevitt, Honorable Federico and Cindy Pena, Honorable Gail Schoettler, Honorable Wellington Webb, Mateos Alvarez, Mike Beasley, Linda Campbell, Will Coyne, Capitol Success Group, Adam Eichberg, Zenon Ferrufino, David Foster, Lorena Garcia, Nita Gonzales, Leslie Herod, Wanda James, Jerry Johnson, Tanya Kelly-Bowry, Pam Kiely, Tangi Lancaster, Melanie Layton, Dr. Reo Leslie, Jr., Joelle Martinez, Pete Maysmith, Fofi Mendez, Dr. Christopher Ott, President of Denver's Art District on Santa Fe Jack D. Pappalardo, Deborah Quintana, Julien Ross, Tim Sandos, Christine Staberg, Mike Stratton, Scott Wasserman, Jill Wildenberg
(Host committee in formation / Write or Raise $330)
Thursday, August 22nd from 5:30PM-9:30PM
Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street, Denver
Live music, great food & refreshments
Minimum Suggested Donation: $33
Space is limited! Please make your RSVP today: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Checks can be made to: Duran for Colorado
Duran for Colorado is a candidate committee to re-elect Representative Crisanta Duran.
If you are unable to attend the event but would still like to donate, please click here or send a check to 4956 Umatilla Street, Denver, Colorado 80221.
Contributions to the Duran for Colorado candidate committee from individuals, sole proprietorships, LLPs, LLCs, and state PACs are limited to $400 per election cycle. Contributions from Small Donor Committees are limited to $4,500 per election cycle. Contributions from corporations, labor unions, foreign governments, and non-U.S. citizens are prohibited.
Contributions are not tax-deductible.
May 21, 2013
A message from Rep. Crisanta Duran about this year's historic legislative session:
We kicked off this year's legislative session with the promise that everyone who works hard and plays by the rules should be able to have access to economic opportunity and the American dream. It has truly been a historic session. With your support, I worked to:
- Balance Colorado's budget by investing in economic development, job creation and protecting our state's most vulnerable - seniors, children and the developmentally disabled - with bipartisan support. The budget also increased Colorado's rainy day fund and paid off loans and debt obligations.
- Pass the Colorado Careers Act that will invest almost 4 million dollars into workforce development to give Coloradans tools to succeed and the ability to find stable employment.
- Invest 4 million dollars into the Auraria Campus Library Renovation project.
- Extend Tax Credits for Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles to encourage access to affordable "green" technologies for all Coloradans. I also passed legislation to remove HOA barriers to electric car vehicle owners by requiring tenant access to an electric outlet or vehicle charging equipment. The bill allows the owner or tenant to be charged by their HOA for the costs associated with the equipment.
- Encourage access to Renewable Energy by increasing Colorado's standard and creating stability in the market for companies to invest in solar, wind and other clean energies in the rural areas of our state. Consumers can't be charged more than a 2% increase on their energy bills, which is estimated to be less than $2 per month.
- Invest almost 3 million dollars into Diversifying the Economies of Rural Colorado. The Department of Local Affairs will use these dollars to examine the economies of rural Colorado where there is high unemployment and a dependence on a single employer. Passed legislation that will allow Fort Lyon to be used as a homeless treatment center.
- Allow the Office of Economic Development to invest in Infrastructure Development for Creative Districts, like the Santa Fe Arts District or the River North Art District RINO.
- Collect data through the Secretary of State's Office of minority, women, disabled and veteran owned Colorado businesses in an effort to utilize this information for Economic Business Planning.
* Develop the Quality Early Childhood Education Grant Program and invest 2 million dollars to increase access to affordable and quality childcare for Colorado families.
- Create a Comprehensive Sexuality Education Grant Program for school districts that wish to teach age-appropriate, evidence based and culturally sensitive curriculum. This effort will address Colorado's teenage pregnancy problem by encouraging abstinence but also ensuring that those young adults who choose to engage in sexual activity will know how to protect themselves from pregnancy and disease.
- Pass Colorado ASSET to allow undocumented students to receive in-state tuition to attend Colorado colleges and universities.
- Support Driver's Licenses for all Coloradans, including undocumented persons, to protect public safety.
- Give a Raise to State Employees who have not seen a pay increase for four years. Encourage public safety by passing a bill to examine the staffing levels of Correctional Officers and paying them a fair wage for overtime worked.
Because of your continued support, I have been able to accomplish these goals. It is truly an honor to serve and I'm proud to bring the values of our state forward. I hope you can attend my upcoming Birthday Celebration!