Pabon Earns Top House Finance Spot

DENVER — Rep. Dan Pabon, D- Denver, was selected yesterday by Speaker-designate Crisanta Duran to serve as chair of the Finance Committee as well as to serve on the House Public Health Care & Human Services and Appropriations Committees. Rep. Pabon was re-elected on November 8 to represent House District 4 in north-central Denver.

“To be named chair of the Finance Committee is a great honor,” said Rep. Pabon. “I look forward to working closely with representatives from across Colorado to ensure that our state budget matches the priorities of advancing opportunity, strengthening job creation and ensuring that we support the most vulnerable among us.”

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