Kraft-Tharp aims for bipartisan teamwork

Posted 1/12/15

Looking ahead, Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp (D) said she’s excited to work collaboratively with others in the 2015 legislative session.

“We have a Republican majority senate, Democratic majority house and a Democratic governor who wants to be …

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Kraft-Tharp aims for bipartisan teamwork

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Looking ahead, Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp (D) said she’s excited to work collaboratively with others in the 2015 legislative session.

“We have a Republican majority senate, Democratic majority house and a Democratic governor who wants to be working together,” she said. “I believe that’s going to totally change how the legislature culture works.”

This session, Kraft-Tharp said residents can expect to see work around developing the Colorado workforce and ensuring gaps in the economy are filled.

“There have been a lot of people left out of the economic recovery and we want to capture them,” she said. “Right now, on a general sense, we’re looking at how, when kids are in high school, we can make them aware of viable options that are livable, workable options that offer a good career.”

Along with workforce development, Kraft-Tharp will be drafting a bill emphasizing a partnership with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the state to work with a preventative model that predicts the trajectory of severe flooding and wildfires.

She will also work to develop a few technical bills, ties with local manufacturers while continuing to focus on affordable housing, revitalizing Colorado’s small business economy and furthering it’s growth.

Kraft-Tharp will serve on the Transportation and Energy committee as well as serve as vice chair on the Business and Labor Affairs committee.

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