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House advances Women in Politics Month, DLC names state co-chairs

Author: Ernest Luning - March 17, 2016 - Updated: March 16, 2016

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Fifteen Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman … The Colorado House of Representatives was considering a resolution honoring women in politics, with women from both sides of the aisle joining together to support the measure. State Rep. Alice Borodkin, D-Denver, sponsored the resolution to designate March as Women in Politics Month, to coincide with Women’s History Month, also in March.

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.