Last Friday, Colorado House Republicans fought long into the night to defend the agricultural industry against SB21-087, a bill brought forth by metro Democrats.  

The legislation seeks to impose new restrictions and regulations on ag workers and their employees, resulting in much higher costs. One thing about this bill is clear, it will do irreparable damage to Colorado’s agriculture industry.

Most non-corporately owned farms and ranches already operate at the margins. While corporate farms might be able to absorb these new costs, generational family farms will be devastated by this legislation. 

For those farmers and ranchers who are able to survive, increased production costs will be passed on to the consumer. Even after a year of economic hardship, Colorado Democrats have had no issue continuing to raise the cost of living with increased costs on gas, delivery services, utilities, insurance premiums, and now food. Colorado farmers and consumers cannot afford this. 

The House Republican Caucus is honored to have members of the agricultural community, who tirelessly serve our great state as legislators and stand up for rural Colorado. During the debate, they provided personal testimony on the extensive impacts. 

Rep. Holtorf Rides Tall in the Saddle at the Logan County Fair Parade

Richard Holtorf rode in the Logan County Fair Parade today. Hat High and toting a Colt .45, the pistol that won the west, Richard enjoyed riding with the people whom he'll be representing when he becomes the new District 63 representative.

Victory! in Colorado District 63 for Holtorf

Thank you to all my supporters for your great support last night. I am proud to go back to the state Capitol to stand up proudly for our rural heritage, our rural values and our rural way of life. Many progressive democrats, RINOs, and special interest lobbyists will be disappointed to see me back in the Gold dome as I double down in the fight for our future next session.

Representative Holtorf, House District 63

TODAY is primary Election Day! Have you returned your ballot and cast your vote? 

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Read This Before You Vote | Holtorf for Small Businesses

Are you tired of lallygagging around and not knowing who to vote for in the upcoming election? Representative Richard Holtorf has a 92% pro-small-business voting record. He has been endorsed by NFIB and Federal PACs. His record stands straight and confirmed along with the honor, experience, and education that the 29 years of military service have bestowed upon him.

Final Push of Rep. Holtorf’s Last Week in the Campaign for District 63 in Colorado

The final roundup of voters starts as Rep. Holtorf travels from town to town in District 63. Where will he be? Look for him at the local coffeeshops and diners near you. Vote for Holtorf Veteran Leadership in a time when it is needed the most and our nation and state are in a crisis.

Rep. Holtorf Receives 2022 Faith, Family & Freedom Award for Third Year In A Row

The Faith, Family, and Freedom Award is given to state legislators serving Coloradans. The award places value on legislation related to tax cuts, limited government, compassion for the poor, the sanctity of life, traditional family values, original intent of the...

Letter of Explanation to the Morgan County GOP Central Committee

June 12, 2022

Morgan County GOP Committee,

There have been a series of unfortunate events that have occurred over the last several days and a lack of communication at many levels has not helped in this matter.

Regrettably, misleading information was posted to the “Holtorf For Colorado” website in late May by my campaign web designer. The Morgan County Republican Committee logo was used which implied an endorsement was made to my campaign by the Morgan County Republican GOP. The Greeley Tribune picked up on this information and published an article which made its way back to Morgan County.

I continue to strive to be a true leader and that includes taking responsibility for the actions of the people that help me. Although the error was made by one of my volunteer campaign staff, the buck stops ultimately with me. I was not aware of the incorrect posting until the day before yesterday when the Morgan County Central Committee Chair contacted me. I verified the error and immediately, on the same day, directed the web designer to remove the inaccurate content. I also informed the Morgan County Central Committee Chair that the misinformation had been corrected. The intent was never to mislead anyone and I took immediate corrective action in the matter which is the sign of a leader.

Democrats fund ads boosting controversial GOP candidates in critical Colorado primaries

The effort seems to be aimed at giving Democrats a leg up in the general election. It’s not the first time Democrats have deployed such tactics in Colorado, and in the past they’ve been successful.

Fireworks ignite at GOP House District 63 debate in Brush

Cattle-punching on his Akron ranch may have well-prepared Rep. Richard Holtorf for a Republican Party debate Tuesday with his opponent, former Eckley Mayor Jessie Vance.

Holtorf, presently serving in State House District 64, often appeared to desire discussion on experience he has gained and results he has delivered in the state legislature, and the leadership he has developed through a life of military service and personal business interests, while Vance delivered a barrage of criticism of Holtorf in the debate that often seemed more like a sparring match during a candidate-to-candidate question session.

June 7 District 63 Candidate & Issues Forum in Otis, Colorado

Come and meet Representative Holtorf. hear their platforms and have your questions answered. HD63 Candidate & Issues forum.

Victory! in Colorado District 63 for Holtorf

Thank you to all my supporters for your great support last night. I am proud to go back to the state Capitol to stand up proudly for our rural heritage, our rural values and our rural way of life. Many progressive democrats, RINOs, and special interest lobbyists will be disappointed to see me back in the Gold dome as I double down in the fight for our future next session.

Representative Holtorf, House District 63

Read This Before You Vote | Holtorf for Small Businesses

Are you tired of lallygagging around and not knowing who to vote for in the upcoming election? Representative Richard Holtorf has a 92% pro-small-business voting record. He has been endorsed by NFIB and Federal PACs. His record stands straight and confirmed along with the honor, experience, and education that the 29 years of military service have bestowed upon him.

Letter of Explanation to the Morgan County GOP Central Committee

June 12, 2022

Morgan County GOP Committee,

There have been a series of unfortunate events that have occurred over the last several days and a lack of communication at many levels has not helped in this matter.

Regrettably, misleading information was posted to the “Holtorf For Colorado” website in late May by my campaign web designer. The Morgan County Republican Committee logo was used which implied an endorsement was made to my campaign by the Morgan County Republican GOP. The Greeley Tribune picked up on this information and published an article which made its way back to Morgan County.

I continue to strive to be a true leader and that includes taking responsibility for the actions of the people that help me. Although the error was made by one of my volunteer campaign staff, the buck stops ultimately with me. I was not aware of the incorrect posting until the day before yesterday when the Morgan County Central Committee Chair contacted me. I verified the error and immediately, on the same day, directed the web designer to remove the inaccurate content. I also informed the Morgan County Central Committee Chair that the misinformation had been corrected. The intent was never to mislead anyone and I took immediate corrective action in the matter which is the sign of a leader.