Lawmakers Want to Lower Age for Serving in Legislature

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Denver (AP) If you can serve in the military and pay taxes, should you be allowed to serve in the legislature?

State representative Michael Garcia thinks so and has introduced a resolution that would ask voters to lower the age to be a state lawmaker from 25 to 21.

A house committee is scheduled to take up the matter Monday.

Garcia, a Democrat, is getting support for the resolution.

House Minority Leader Mike May, a Republican from Parker, says he has signed on as a co-sponsor of the proposal.

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