Recall petitions are underway against two Colorado Democratic lawmakers over their votes on Senate Bill 42, the bill that will add Colorado to…
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In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the acclaimed documentary “Strong Sisters,” which tells the story of elected women in Colorado, is available to download for free through the end of March, its producers said Friday. Women have been getting elected to office in Colorado longer than anywhere else in the world, and the 75-minute film tells their story.
State Rep. Norma Anderson, R-Lakewood, stands next to her stand-in candidate at the Jefferson County Republican assembly in this May 1996 phot…
The producers of “Strong Sisters,” a documentary that tells the story of elected women in Colorado, are sponsoring a panel discussion about the same topic at History Colorado.
The general election is months in the distance but Tuesday’s primary elections have already remade in a preliminary way the shape of the Legislature to come.
By TCS Publisher and Editor in Chief Jared Wright _@JaredWright_ Monday, March 14, 2016 DENVER — Coming off of our first busy weekend of county conventions with many more to come, here’s something new this week for all you Hot Sheet fanatics — an actual Hot Sheet. Enjoy it here in the browser, on your iPad, tablet PC or phone, or download it … even print it out if you want. Just like reading the paper … but it’s interactive with hyperlinks. Best of both worlds. Please give us your feedback and let us know what you think. Now, your substrata feed straight from the politics pipeline:
In 1917, Colorado state Rep. Agnes Riddle famously challenged her colleagues over a red light district: “Why shut the gates of hell on the women of the red light district, and leave the men who put them there free to roam around in respectable society? But I myself will vote for your bill if you’ll amend it to include also a segregated district for fallen men. Only how many of you would be left here in your seats in the State House?” Nearly 100 years later, there has been a lot of conversation about voting for a woman because she’s a woman. Not coincidentally, this has been the focus of my personal and professional life recently. For the past three years, producer Laura Hoeppner and I have been making a documentary about elected women in Colorado called “Strong Sisters: Elected Women in Colorado.”