Colorado State Senator - District 6


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Relief as gov signs ‘body broker’ bill
June 1, 2018

Katharhynn Heidelberg

A bill that largely precludes mortuary and crematory owners from also operating non-transplant tissue banks officially became law Wednesday.

The Human Remains Disposition Sale Business Act was introduced after the raid of a Montrose funeral home whose proprietor also operated a business [more...]


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Coram: A very productive 71st session
May 6, 2018

As you read this article, the 2018 General Assembly will only have three days left. In general, I had a very productive session.

As I reflect back, I am very proud of my accomplishments during this session. Senate Bill 2, the Rural Broadband Deployment Act has [more...]

Coram: Being responsible with our water
April 21, 2018

Most people do not realize that managing water in the West is larger an effort than putting a man on the moon.

The wells, reservoirs and ditches needed to direct water for both agriculture and municipal uses have been a major feat of mankind. Many forget [more...]

Coram: A Colorado all citizens deserve
March 10, 2018

It is not often that newspapers in Denver cover stories unraveling on the Western Slope.

It is also not often the FBI has to investigate crime in Montrose. This caught my attention, and that of other Western Slope legislators, and we are taking action.