State Rep. Alice Madden of Boulder says she looks forward to the programs the Democratic Party will introduce to promote renewable energy and affordable prescription drugs during her fourth and final term.
Madden, the majority leader in the state House, is running unopposed in November.
After Democrats seized control of the state House in 2004, the party created a renewable energy committee to discuss wind and solar power and other alternative fuels.
“In this next year, the people of Colorado will see a lot of legislation that will increase our ability to create new jobs and new businesses and save people money on investments in renewable energy,” she said recently.
If Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill Ritter wins office and the Democrats retain control of both the House and Senate, they will likely pass new laws to control the price of prescription drugs, Madden said.
“Drug companies are taking advantage of the state of Colorado,” she said.
Madden first won office in 2000.
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