Colorado State Senator - District 6

 

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New law a boost for rural broadband
May 26, 2018

Katharhynn Heidelberg
 

If high-speed broadband is, as Gov. John Hickenlooper put it, “like oxygen” for opportunity, the bill he signed here Friday stands to breathe life into rural areas.


“I believe broadband is like oxygen to small communities,” Hickenlooper said after formally inking Senate [more...]

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The importance of reliable internet in rural Colorado
May 26, 2018

Somewhere in Colorado, a farmer can lose tens of thousands of dollars in one day, a broken hip can take a week to get the right diagnosis, and children flock to schools at night. Not because they want to and not for after-school activities. They flock to the [more...]

Coram: A victory for rural broadband
March 24, 2018

In rural Colorado, a farmer can lose tens of thousands of dollars in one day, a broken hip can take a week to get the right diagnosis and children flock to schools at night.


Not because they want to and not for after-school activities. They flock [more...]

Note to my constituents
January 27, 2018


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 allowing nurses from neighboring states to practice in Colorado. Being surrounded by three [more...]