Western Slope Lawmaker Carried Independence Pass Measure

May 27, 2014

State Rep. Millie Hamner stands above and to the right of Governor Hickenlooper during a bill signing. Hamner will discuss the measures she carried at the legislature during an event in Basalt Tuesday evening.
State Rep. Millie Hamner stands above and to the right of Governor Hickenlooper during a bill signing. Hamner will discuss the measures she carried at the legislature during an event in Basalt Tuesday evening.
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State Representative Millie Hamner carried three times the number of bills this legislative session, than she did in the previous session. The democrat, who represents several Western Slope counties including Pitkin County, chairs the House education committee. She told Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen that she's most proud of two measures that bring hundreds of millions of dollars to Colorado schools.

Millie Hamner of Dillon, is a democrat who represents District 61 in the State House. She’s hosting a town hall meeting in Basalt Tuesday evening to talk about her efforts at the legislature. The event will run from 5pm to 6pm at the Basalt Library. She'll be joined by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush of Steamboat Springs.