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{{TOCnestright}}'''Josh Penry''' has been a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado Senate]] since 2006.  He represents the 7th district.
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}}{{tnr}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Josh Penry''' was a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]] from 2007 to 2011.  He represented the 7th district.
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Penry served in the Colorado State House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006.
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He earned his BS from Mesa State College.
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Penry has worked as Press Secretary for United States Representative Scott McInnis.
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==Committee assignments==
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* [[Senate Services Committee, Colorado Senate]]
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==Sponsored Legislation==
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Penry's sponsored legislation includes:
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*SB 10-001 - Modifications to Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) Fund <Ref>[http://www.coloradonewsagency.com/2010/01/29/state-pension-rescue-plan-passes-senate-critics-say-it-does-too-little/ ''Colorado News Agency,'' "State pension rescue plan passes Senate; critics say it does too little," Jan 29, 2010]</ref>
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*SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness <Ref>[http://www.coloradonewsagency.com/2010/05/12/teachers-union-shaken-allies-divided-by-passage-of-tenure-reform/ ''Colorado News Agency,'' "Teacher's Union Shaken, Allies Divided by Passage of Tenure Reform," May 12, 2010]</ref>
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==Elections==
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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Penry was eligible but did not seek re-election in 2010.
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===2006===
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On November 7, 2006, Penry was elected to the 7th District Seat in the [[Colorado State Senate]], defeating opponent Dana Barker (D).<ref>[http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/electionresults2006G/ 2006 general election results, Colorado]</ref>
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Penry raised $117,863 for his campaign, while Barker raised $15,226.<Ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CO&y=2006&f=S&so=O#sorttable Colorado Senate spending, 2006]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Josh Penry (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''32,962'''
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| colspan="2" | Dana Barker (D)
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| align="right" | 14,330
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==Campaign donors==
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===2006===
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In 2006, Penry collected $117,863 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80557 2006 contributions to Josh Penry]</ref>
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His three largest contributors in 2006 were:
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| National Association Of Industrial & Office Properties
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| Align="Right" | $4,400
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| Colorado Association Of Realtors
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| Align="Right" | $2,000
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| Small Donor Committee
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| Align="Right" | $1,800
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==Policies==
 
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* Require that [[petition drive management companies]] who hire [[paid circulator]]s go through a licensing process.
 
* Require that [[petition drive management companies]] who hire [[paid circulator]]s go through a licensing process.
 
* [[Circulator]]s would be required to go through a government-sponsored training procedure before they would be allowed to collect signatures legally.<ref>[http://speakercarroll.com/blog?key=1224 ''Speaker Carroll aims to end ballot fraud'', March 24, 2009]</ref>
 
* [[Circulator]]s would be required to go through a government-sponsored training procedure before they would be allowed to collect signatures legally.<ref>[http://speakercarroll.com/blog?key=1224 ''Speaker Carroll aims to end ballot fraud'', March 24, 2009]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Penry and his wife, Jamie, have two children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/Senate/members/Sen07.htm Official Colorado State Senate website of Senator Josh Penry]
 
* [http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/Senate/members/Sen07.htm Official Colorado State Senate website of Senator Josh Penry]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29968 Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Josh Penry]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29968 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=29968 Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Josh Penry]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96809 2008] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80557 2006] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74975 2004]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96809 2008] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80557 2006] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74975 2004]
  
 
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Revision as of 00:19, 30 January 2012

Josh Penry
Colorado State Senate District 7
Former member
Term in office began
2007
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Josh Penry was a Republican member of the Colorado State Senate from 2007 to 2011. He represented the 7th district.

Penry served in the Colorado State House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006.

He earned his BS from Mesa State College.

Penry has worked as Press Secretary for United States Representative Scott McInnis.

Committee assignments

Penry's sponsored legislation includes:

  • SB 10-001 - Modifications to Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) Fund [1]
  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness [2]

Elections

2010

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010

Penry was eligible but did not seek re-election in 2010.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Penry was elected to the 7th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Dana Barker (D).[3]

Penry raised $117,863 for his campaign, while Barker raised $15,226.[4]

Colorado State Senate, District 7 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Penry (R) 32,962
Dana Barker (D) 14,330

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Penry collected $117,863 in donations.[5]

His three largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
National Association Of Industrial & Office Properties $4,400
Colorado Association Of Realtors $2,000
Small Donor Committee $1,800

Policies

Initiative rights

See also: Changes in 2009 to laws governing the initiative process

Penry is co-sponsoring legislation introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives on March 24 that would:


Personal

Penry and his wife, Jamie, have two children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Colorado State Senate - District 7
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Steve King