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Political power of women and Latinos on the rise

Author: Marianne Goodland - March 1, 2013 - Updated: March 1, 2013

Legislative breakfast highlights progress The rise of Latino political power is a seismic change that took centuries to build, according to former Rep. Gloria Leyba, who spoke at Tuesday’s 24th Annual Colorado Women’s Legislative Breakfast. The annual breakfast is sponsored by a host of groups that focus on women’s issues. Close to 300 attended the […]

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Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.