Weekly Policy Update: November Recap
By: Colorado BioScience Association Date: 11/30/2018
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At the federal level Republicans have retained control of the Senate with a gain of two seats to 53.
In the House Democrats took the majority with a total of 235 seats to the Republicans 200.
At the state level, Democrats secured both houses of congress as well as the governor’s seat. They also took all other statewide offices.
Detailed results of the leadership elections within the General Assembly are listed in the Focus policy post.
Propositions 110 and 109 were both defeated, as well as Amendment 73. Amendments Y & Z passed.
State Bioscience Associations Annual Retreat
Following Washington, Jennifer traveled to Austin, TX for the State Bioscience Associations Annual Retreat.