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BDLC Responds to Voting Commission

July 6, 2017 The Honorable Wayne W. Williams Secretary of State of Colorado 1700 Broadway, Suite 200 Denver, Colorado 80290 Dear Secretary Williams: The undersigned members of the Colorado General Assembly address this letter to urge you to resist the request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity for personal confidential voter information and …

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Black Caucus Response to Shooting in MN, LA, and TX

We the members and candidates of the Black Democratic Legislative Caucus condemn the violent acts that took place this week across our nation, including the murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police officers and the horrific killing of police officers who were protecting peaceful demonstrators in Dallas. Our thoughts and prayers go out …

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John & Janet

Black Caucus Supports Janet Buckner for HD 40

Janet Bucker Receives the Black Caucus’ Support for House District 40 Vacancy June 17, 2015 The members of the Black Democratic Legislative Caucus of Colorado are proud to announce our support of Janet Buckner’s candidacy to serve as the next State Representative for Colorado’s House District 40. Due to the recent passing of our colleague …

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Remembering John Buckner

Black Caucus Remembers State Representative John Buckner Friday, May 29, 2015 It is with a very heavy heart that we the members of the Black Democratic Legislative Caucus of Colorado share in the loss of our Vice Chair, colleague, and friend State Representative John Buckner. Representative Buckner was the former teacher, Principal of Overland High …

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Body Cameras Aren’t the Only Solution – We Need a Holistic Police Reform Strategy

January 7, 2015 – As the nation is gripped in the passion of a fresh new justice movement lashing out against the atrocities of police brutality, there is a grand opportunity for Colorado to take a stand and make a difference. The tensions between law enforcement agencies and local communities have never been higher in …

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Black Caucus Celebrates Rep. Williams’ Election as House Caucus Chair

November 20, 2014 – Denver, CO The Black Democratic Legislative Caucus celebrates the recent leadership election of State Representative Angela Williams as the new House Majority Caucus Chair. The Caucus Chair is responsible for managing the agenda for House Democrat Caucus meetings and works with legislators on policy integration with Caucus priorities. “It is a …

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Black Caucus Remembers Senator Regis Groff

October 5, 2014 – Denver, CO On behalf of the members of the Black Democratic Legislative Caucus, we express our sorrow as each of us is deeply saddened by the passing of Former Senator Regis Groff. He was not only a leader for our community, but a mentor, source of personal encouragement, and a friend. …

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