Whether I’m knocking on doors, calling voters, answering my cell phone (303-594-5594) or participating in community meetings, I’m listening to you. In my 16 years as a community leader and public servant, I’ve always listened to you. And here’s what I hear: Education is your number one concern.Read More
When I was growing up in Littleton, I never expected to be quoted in The New York Times. That’s pretty much the paper of record for our nation. But just last night, the NYT published a profile of my race as a key pick-up for Democrats across the country.
Noting the fact that winning my seat means the Democrats will take control of the Colorado State Senate, the article highlights what’s at stake:Read More
In the last four years, I’ve spent thousands of hours in my car commuting to work, driving my kids to after school activities, and heading west to go hiking on the weekends. At least half of those hours are wasted time because I’m stuck in traffic – valuable time I could be spending meeting with my neighbors, hanging out with my family, or volunteering at my kids’ school.Read More
As a mother, my kids inform every decision I make, from championing paid family leave policies so every child can have a parent care for them when they’re sick, to driving them from gymnastics to track practice and every other extracurricular activities. Tobin and Sienna are the center of my world, and they depend on their father and me for love, support, safety and health.Read More
Five times. Not once, not twice, five times. I used all the tools women have to say no. I laughed it off, I told him to go home to his girlfriend, I said no directly. Nothing worked. Each time I said no he became angrier, he stood closer, he stood over me. I felt unsafe. I needed help and I found that help in my friend and colleague from Denver. I called that friend over, asked him for help because I didn’t know how to get out of the situation.That friend has stood with me for nearly two years through this process and I am grateful.Read More
By United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Colorado State Representative Faith Winter; as published by The Denver Post.
New York and Colorado are more than a thousand miles apart. Our states are very different places. But as working mothers, we know that all families, no matter where they are, have the same basic needs.Read More
Rep. Faith Winter’s Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, which would ensure access to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave for Colorado workers, earned final approval from the House this morning.Read More
Rep. Faith Winter’s Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, which would ensure access to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave for Colorado workers, passed on second reading this morning.Read More