Today's edition of the Rocky Mountain news special feautre, Citizen Legislators, profiles Senator Mike Kopp (R-Littonton) today. Kopp is am 82nd Airborne veteran.
From the RMN:
Sen. Mike Kopp It's a - boy! Next Wednesday, Mike and Kimberly Kopp expect to welcome their fourth child, Soren Peter Kopp. Soren is for Søren Kierkegaard, the prolific Danish writer considered the father of existentialism. Peter is for both grandfathers, who are each nicknamed Pete. The baby will join Meghan, 11, Ethan, 9, and Allie-Grace, 6.
Kopp, a Republican who lives in Ken Caryl, says the biggest issues facing his constituents are illegal immigration, traffic congestion and the danger of fire in Jefferson County's mountain communities.
Kopp, 38, owns his own company, which does development work for nonprofit agencies and charter schools.
Today's portrait is one in a series featuring lawmakers. To see past portraits, go to RockyMountainNews.com/legislature.