Sen. Mary Hodge, D-Brighton, will be next chairperson of the Joint Budget Committee.
The Greeley Tribune reported the appointment in today's paper.
Hodge was chosen unanimously by the other members of the bipartisan panel, which writes the state's budget.
Other members of the JBC during the 68th General Assembly will include co-chair Rep. Cheri Gerou, R-Evergreen; Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver; Sen. Kent Lambert, R-Colorado Springs; Rep. Mark Ferrandino, D-Denver, and newly-elected Rep. John Becker, R-Fort Morgan.
The majority party in both chambers chooses two members each of the committee, while the minority parties choose one member each.