70th Assembly – A Recounting

70th Assembly – A Recounting

Thank you to all who voted and supported me while I served you in the legislature. It's important to give a list and recounting of what I did in support of our Community while serving as your Representative.  Please, feel free to email me or call with questions you may

A closer look ….

A closer look ….

I had a great question today asked by voting constituents. She and her husband wanted to know why I voted against the Equal Pay bill.  We heard this bill in our House Business Affairs and Labor Committee and again on the House floor. Foremost, I am a person who has

Did I Really? That’s news to even Me!

Did I Really? That’s news to even Me!

Did I really do all that stuff, because it’s news to even Me! Do you check negative ads?  I just came across one claiming I called for investigating Planned Parenthood and asked you to check the facts at CFA Foundation 2016 Voters Guide.  That’s news to me!  And, if you

What’s in an Endorsement?

What’s in an Endorsement?

http://gazette.com/endorsements-county-state-and-legislative-races/article/1588670

Answering our Community’s Call to Action

Answering our Community’s Call to Action

This is Sandra Engleberg. We’ve become very close friends. Sandra works with women who are victims of abuse. This year, she shared domestic violence stories with me. She asked me for a new law. Our proposed new law was voted for unanimously by Democrats and Republicans.  I’m honored to be

Accountable to YOU!

Accountable to YOU!

  Accountable to You, Working for You, And, you deserve Transparency on Claims It is an honor and a privilege to serve our community.  In two years we voted on many bills, some good and some not ready for implementation.  Here I am responding to negative mailers concerning bills I

Bringing Jobs and Education Home!

Bringing Jobs and Education Home!

  It is my honor and humble privilege to serve our community! Over and over again I heard jobs, our economy, our children having employable work skills upon graduation, and reducing regulation were paramount to our district. Many of these bills did just these things. I worked with business, education,

Juntos Hemos Realizado Tanto!

Juntos Hemos Realizado Tanto!

Hola, me llamo Kit Roupe, su Representante Estatal del Distrito 17. He trabajado mucha en los últimos dos años para todas nuestras familias. Yo patrociné y voté por más de diez proyectos de ley para crear trabajos mejor pagados para personas en nuestro distrito. Yo trabajé para mejorar las empresas

Serving Our Small Businesses

Serving Our Small Businesses

Arturo Becerra is the owner of Maria’s Taco Shop here in town. He works hard every day, pays his taxes, and takes care of his family. So when the IRS kept sending him letters, he asked me for help. We got Arturo in touch with the right person and he

Protecting the Environment is critical to all Colorado

Protecting the Environment is critical to all Colorado

     It is an honor and a privilege to serve our community.  I’d like to share what we did to protect our Colorado environment this first term. I voted for sound policy. The bills listed below were the bills I voted for and I either sponsored or was the

Huge Success!  Second Annual Veterans Legislative Summit

Huge Success! Second Annual Veterans Legislative Summit

I wanted to share this event that took place on Monday, 3 October 2016 at the National WWII Aviation Museum. I was urged to put it together and it was the second such event because the first one was a great success.  Thank you, thank you, thank you to the museum

Seniors deserve our support and respect

Seniors deserve our support and respect

It is an honor and a privilege to serve our community.  I’d like to share what we did do directly for Seniors this first term. I voted for sound policy, not patronizing, inadequate policy. I also believe we should not balance the budget on the backs of our Seniors. Our

Colorado Civil Justice and Seniors

Colorado Civil Justice and Seniors

I am honored and grateful for the Colorado Civil Justice League’s Common Sense in the Courtroom Award!  Thank you, thank you, thank you! In addition, I am honored to have received the Serving Our Seniors Recognition award from the Colorado Senior Lobby.  It is my honor to be recognized for

Spring Creek Youth Detention Center Chief Departs

Spring Creek Youth Detention Center Chief Departs

Did you see today’s paper?  I am aware of the whistle blowers and protections in place for them to do the right thing. At least one of the people lives in our House District and contacted me concerning the Center desperately wanting to do the right thing. Grievous issues are

Take that IRS!

Take that IRS!

I work hard to reach out into our community and offer my aid to everyone in our District. So what does that look like? How about my friend Arturo and his battle with the IRS. Arturo pays his taxes, pays his payroll, and takes care of his family. So after