Republican lawmaker Polly Lawrence to run for Colorado state treasurer

Republican lawmaker Polly Lawrence to run for Colorado state treasurer

By  | The Denver Post

State Rep. Polly Lawrence, a Republican from Douglas County, on Tuesday announced a bid for state treasurer in 2018.

Lawrence announced her candidacy in a Facebook video in which she pledged to rein in state spending and reform the Public Employees’ Retirement Association, which for the second time this decade is under scrutiny for its deteriorating financial position.

A former assistant minority leader, the establishment-aligned Republican has long held a position of influence in the Democrat-led House of Representatives.

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