Government Service of II Alumni

Gale Norton. Secretary of the Interior, 2001-2006. Colorado Attorney General, 1991-1999. Former Senior Fellow and Board Member of the Independence Institute.

Donald Hodel. Secretary of the Interior, 1985-1989. Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Independence Institute.

Tom Tancredo. United States Representative, Sixth Congressional District of Colorado. Former President of the Independence Institute.

Jared Polis. United States Representative, Second Congressional District of Colorado. Issue Paper author.

Bruce Benson. President of the University of Colorado. Republican nominee for Governor of Colorado, 1994. Former Board member.

Rick Grice. Director Governor's Office of Energy Management and Conservation. Former Senior Fellow.

John Andrews. President of Colorado State Senate. Founder of the Independence Institute. Former President of the Independence Institute.

Rob Fairbank. Colorado State Representative. Republican Caucus Chair. Former Office Director.

Jerry Kopel. Colorado State Representative for 22 years. Assistant Minority Leader. Chair of Judiciary Committee. Former Institute author.

Shawn Mitchell. Colorado State Senator and Representative. Chair, House Information and Technology Committee. Former Senior Fellow.

Ted Harvey. Colorado State Senator and Representative. Assistant House Minority Leader. Former Program Director.

Jack McCroskey. Regional Transportation District Director. Colorado State Representative. Former Senior Fellow.

Paul Danish. Boulder County Commissioner and City Councilman. Former Senior Fellow.

Greg Bledsoe. Colorado Counties. Legislative Liaison for agricultural, wildlife and rural affairs issues and public lands issues. Former intern.

 

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October 31st, 2014
Republican Congressman Mike Coffman and his Democratic opponent Andrew Romanoff held a public debate yesterday—all in Spanish. It was billed as the first non-English candidate debate in state history. Well, maybe not. Hispanics settled Colorado long before Anglos did. When I was practicing law in Denver in the 1970s and 1980s (before embarking on my academic [...]