|Colorado House of Representatives District 20|
|January 12, 2013|
|Years in position||6|
|Majority Leader, Colorado State House of Representatives|
|Per diem||$45/day in Denver area, $99/day outside|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Bachelor's||California State University, Fullerton, 1980|
|Profession||Director/Founder, Fresh Ideas Communication and Consulting|
Stephens is the Director and Founder of Fresh Ideas Communication and Consulting. She previously worked as a Public Policy/Youth Culture Specialist for Focus on the Family from 1991-2001.
She is a member of Focus on the Family, Pikes Peak Leadership Program, and the Reducing Adolescent Pregnancy Coalition.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stephens has been appointed to these committees:
- Executive Committee of the Legislative Council, Colorado General Assembly
- Legislative Council Committee, Colorado General Assembly
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stephens served on these committees:
Stephens did not provide answers to the Colorado State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.
Stephens has been a primary opponent to HB 10-1193, which requires internet retailers of a certain size outside of Colorado to provide total sales receipt information to the Colorado Department of Revenue. 
Stephens's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 09-1146 - Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote
- HB 09-1157 - Makes BZP A Schedule I Narcotic
- HB 09-1288 - Colorado Taxpayer Transparency Act
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Stephens's campaign website lists the following issues:
- Jobs, Economy, and Small Business
- Excerpt: "Majority Leader Stephens stands for freedom and economic growth"
- Excerpt: "Majority Leader Amy Stephens fought to win the Republican majority that will limit government and protect our liberty!"
- Second Amendment
- Excerpt: "We have a God-given rights to life, liberty, and property, and government exists to protect those rights. A bold, conservative leader, Majority Leader Amy Stephens leads the fight to protect your rights, safety, and security. Majority Leader Stephens is proud to have been endorsed by the NRA"
- States Rights
- Excerpt: "Majority Leader Amy Stephens fundamentally believes that Coloradans know best how to handle issues that impact our communities. Local control is a fundamental pillar of our Constitution and should always been defended."
- Family Values, Life and Civil Unions
- Excerpt: "Stephens believes in traditional marriage and does not support Civil Unions"
Stephens is running for re-election in the 2012 election for the Colorado House of Representatives, District 19. Redistricting has moved her into the 19th district where she will face the current incumbent Marsha Looper in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. This has caused some tension in the Statehouse as Looper co-sponsored a bill repealing the act that established the Colorado Health Care Benefits Exchange, which Stephens sponsored in 2011; Stephens labeled this move as "political posturing," while Looper sought to associate the Exchange program with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- commonly known simply as 'the health care law' or, more pejoratively, 'Obamacare'. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.
Stephens ran for re-election to the 20th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
Stephens raised $33,770 for her campaign, while Hejtmanek raised $7,246.
|Colorado State House, District 20 (2008)|
|Amy Stephens (R)||38,555|
|Jan Hejtmanek (D)||12,107|
In 2010, Stephens raised $20,858 in contributions. 
Her largest contributor was the Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee, which donated $2,000 to her campaign.
Below are Stephens's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Apartment Assoc of Metro Denver||$1,000|
|CO Assoc of Realtors||$1,000|
|CO Automobile Dealers Assoc||$400|
|Joseph N Jaggers III||$400|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Amy + Stephens + Colorado + Legislature
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Which bathroom should transgendered students use? - Daily Caller
- Expanded Medicaid could have $4 billion in impact - The Colorado Statesman
- 12 Things Colorado Women Know That You Don't - BuzzFeed
- Prop C Wins: LA Voters Send Strong Message Against Supreme Court's Citizens ... - Huffington Post
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- Campaign website
- Colorado House of Representatives - Rep. Amy Stephens
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006
- Amy Stephens on Facebook
- Amy Stephens on Twitter
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Stephens
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Stephens Issue Positions
- ↑ Colorado News Agency, "Will Lawmakers do an about-face on much-debated Amazon-tax?" Nov 5, 2010
- ↑ Campaign website, Issues
- ↑ Denver Post, "'Amycare' sparks fight for two Colorado House members redrawn into same district," January 15, 2012. Retrieved May 22, 2012.
- ↑ "Primary candidate taking on Rep. Amy Stephens bows out after maps draw her into race with GOP incumbent", denverpost.com, December 30, 2011
- ↑ 2008 general election results, Colorado
- ↑ Colorado House spending, 2008
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
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