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 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...]