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  • Cadman Offers Hopeful Vision for Sixty-Ninth General Assembly

  • Today, Senate Minority Leader Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs, delivered his Opening Day remarks of the First Regular Session of the Sixty-Ninth General Assembly.
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  • Senator Cadman’s remarks discussed how the challenges of 2012 turned ordinary Coloradans into heroes. From the wildfires that raged across the state to the horrific theater shooting, Coloradans showed courage and resolve that inspired our people. Senator Cadman urged lawmakers to emulate those heroes and share the same sense of purpose as we move forward into the legislative session.
    Excerpts from Senator Cadman’s remarks included ---
    “After the horrible headlines of fires, came headlines of hope. After the stories of destruction and senseless deaths, came stories of triumph and inspiration. We learned that our neighbors, our friends and countless strangers became true heroes...
    “When our people, our neighbors, our friends, our first responders faced the worst of the worst from mother nature - and the worst of the worst from mankind - that’s when we saw them at their very best...
    “Let’s agree to dedicate this session to all who have risen to meet the challenges of the unthinkable events of last year. Let our words and our actions honor the lives of those lost by matching the spirit of selflessness and sacrifice of Colorado’s heroes.
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