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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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}}{{tnr}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Josh Penry''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]], representing District 7 from 2007 to 2011. He previously served in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]] from 2004 to 2006.
  
Penry served in the Colorado State House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006.
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==Biography==
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Penry earned his B.S. from Mesa State College. His professional experience includes working as Press Secretary for United States Representative Scott McInnis.
  
He earned his BS from Mesa State College.
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==Committee assignments==
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* [[Senate Services Committee, Colorado Senate]]
  
Penry has worked as Press Secretary for United States Representative Scott McInnis.
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==Issues==
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===Initiative rights===
  
==Committee assignments==
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:: ''See also: [[Changes in 2009 to laws governing the initiative process]]''
  
* [[Senate Services Committee, Colorado Senate]]
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Penry co-sponsored legislation introduced in the [[Colorado House of Representatives]] on [[2009 ballot measure calendar#March|March 24, 2009]] that would have:
  
==Sponsored Legislation==
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* Required that [[petition drive management companies]] who hire [[paid circulator]]s go through a licensing process.
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* [[Circulator]]s would be required to go through a government-sponsored training procedure before they would be allowed to collect signatures legally.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://speakercarroll.com/blog?key=1224 ''Speaker Carroll aims to end ballot fraud'', March 24, 2009]</ref>
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===Sponsored Legislation===
  
 
Penry's sponsored legislation includes:
 
Penry's sponsored legislation includes:
  
*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 10-001 - Modifications to Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) Fund <Ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/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>
  
*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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*SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness <Ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/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>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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===2006===
 
===2006===
  
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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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/ ''Colorado Secretary of State'', "Official 2006 General election results," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
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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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 ''Follow the Money'', "Funds raised by 2006 Senate candidates," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2006===
 
===2006===
  
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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In 2006, Penry collected $117,863 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80557 ''Follow the Money'', "2006 contributions," accessed December 10, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His three largest contributors in 2006 were:
 
His three largest contributors in 2006 were:
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==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 [[2009 ballot measure calendar#March|March 24]] that would:
 
 
* 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>
 
 
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Penry and his wife, Jamie, have two children.
 
Penry and his wife, Jamie, have two children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Josh + Penry + Colorado + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Josh+Penry+Colorado+Senate+&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Josh Penry News Feed}}
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==See also==
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*[[Colorado State Legislature]]
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*[[Colorado State Senate]]
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*[[Colorado State Senate#Committees|Colorado Senate Committees]]
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*[[Colorado state legislative districts]]
 
==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]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=29968 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
* [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]
 
* [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]

Latest revision as of 14:20, 10 December 2014

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 is a former Republican member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 7 from 2007 to 2011. He previously served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006.

Biography

Penry earned his B.S. from Mesa State College. His professional experience includes working as Press Secretary for United States Representative Scott McInnis.

Committee assignments

Issues

Initiative rights

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

Penry co-sponsored legislation introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives on March 24, 2009 that would have:

Penry's sponsored legislation includes:

  • SB 10-001 - Modifications to Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) Fund [2]
  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness [3]

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).[4]

Penry raised $117,863 for his campaign, while Barker raised $15,226.[5]

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.[6]

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

Personal

Penry and his wife, Jamie, have two children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Josh + Penry + Colorado + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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See also

External links

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