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Minority legislators attempt to address issues of inequality

Author: Peter Marcus - January 27, 2014 - Updated: January 27, 2014

Black and Latino Democrats this year are planning legislation to address economic disparities between white Coloradans and Coloradans of color. Their attempt to address inequality comes after controversies this summer in which two Republicans were accused of insensitive remarks and actions during meetings of the Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force in August. Sen. Vicki […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.