About Angela

 

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ANGELA WILLIAMS is the current Representative to the Colorado General Assembly’s House District 7. Before pursuing a life in public service Williams was the Principal owner of the Angela Williams Allstate Insurance Agency for 14 years. She is now the Principal of AW Consulting Inc. Elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010 as a Democrat, Williams represents a dynamic and diverse community which comprises the Northeast Denver neighborhoods of North Park Hill, Stapleton, Green Valley Ranch and Montbello – and also including the world class Denver International Airport.

She is an active community leader who has spent a lifetime devoting efforts towards education, working families, business growth, environmental protection, mentoring, leadership development, and ethnic, racial and gender equality.
As a member of the Colorado House of Representatives, Williams was appointed – as a freshman legislator – as Vice-Chair of the Audit Committee. Williams recently served as the Chair of the Audit Committee. She is currently Chair of the Business, Labor, Economic and Workforce Development Committee. In addition, she serves on the State Military & Veterans Affairs Committee and on the House Services Committee.

During the 2013 session, Williams tirelessly worked on and introduced legislation for a number of critical policy issues for Coloradoans, including: Employee User Name Password Privacy Protection; Compensation for the Wrongly Convicted; Internet Protocol Emerging Tech Telecom Incentives; Commissioning Studies of State Procurements; the Colorado Firefighters Safety Act; the Life and Health Insurance Protection Act; ASSET In-State Tuition for Undocumented High School Students.

During the 2014 session, Williams continued to work on legislation by passing the Student Success Act which continues to invest in our future, significantly boosting funding for K-12 and higher education.
Sensitive to the Colorado recent disaster’s she ensured the funding for wildfire & flood disaster recovery was secured. Working on behalf of injured workers Williams passed legislation that will expand doctor’s choice without increased cost to employers. Williams also passed legislation that will assist homeowners who are still struggling with the mortgage foreclosure crisis.

Williams was also a key voice in advancing economic progress for Colorado businesses and residents by playing a major role in providing small business owners a tax break on business personal property tax. She helped approve funding to attract businesses to Colorado and incentives to create jobs in our state. Williams introduced and passed a package of legislation that updates 20 year old telecommunication and technology laws. Williams recognized the goal of deploying broadband to rural areas of Colorado and repurposed funds to address the need.

Williams was recently awarded Denver Business Journal Power Book – The Region’s Top Business Newsmaker and chosen by the Denver Post as one of the 2014 Colorado legislative winners.

She is a native of Oklahoma, graduate of Northeastern State University and a graduate of the Harvard University Senior Executives in State and Local Government.