Faith Winter

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Faith Winter
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Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 35th district
Assumed office
January 7, 2015
Preceded byCherylin Peniston
Personal details
BornMay 7, 1980
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceWestminster, Colorado
Alma materUniversity of Redlands
ProfessionPolitical Organizer

Faith Winter (born May 7, 1980) is a legislator in the U.S. State of Colorado. Winter was first elected as a Democrat in 2014, representing Colorado House District 35.[1] She was re-elected in 2016.[2]

She attended the University of the Redlands in Redlands, California, where she majored in Environmental Management and minored in Biology. Prior to becoming a Colorado Legislator, Winter had the experience of being the National Program Director for EnviroCitizen, National Field Director for The White House Project, Executive Director for Emerge Colorado, and Program Director for Colorado Conservation Voters.[3]

2016 Reelection Campaign[edit]

Winter ran successfully for reelection in 2016 as a Democrat.[4]

2016 Legislative Session[edit]

Winter served on the Appropriations Committee, the Business, Labor, Economic, and Workforce Development Committee, and the Transportation and Energy Committee. She sponsored bipartisan bill HB16-1438, which makes it an unfair employment practice if an employer fails to provide reasonable accommodations for an applicant for employment or an employee for conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.[5]

2015 Legislative Session[edit]

In 2015, Winter sponsored multiple bipartisan bills, including HB15-1275 which builds programs in high schools that allow students to get real-world experience in apprenticeships,[6] and HB15-1323, which works to reduce testing burden on students and teachers by nearly 40 hours.[7]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 General Election Official Candidate List". www.sos.state.co.us. Retrieved 2016-06-06.
  2. ^ Ballotpedia. Faith Winter. Viewed: 2017-01-15.
  3. ^ "Faith for House District 35". www.faithwinter.com. Retrieved 2016-06-06.
  4. ^ Ballotpedia. Faith Winter. Viewed: 2017-01-15.
  5. ^ "HOUSE BILL 16-1438" (PDF). Seventieth General Assembly. State of Colorado.
  6. ^ "HOUSE BILL 15-1275" (PDF). Colorado General Assembly. State of Colorado.
  7. ^ "HOUSE BILL 15-1323". Colorado Department of Education. State of Colorado.