General Assembly looks to add to military plates

By Tom Roeder

THE GAZETTE

A new license plate could be on its way for Colorado veterans courtesy of a measure winding its way through the state Senate.

The measure, Senate Bill 19-205, would create a special plate for women who served to go along with the state’s 38 other plates that honor the military. Colorado, with its many veteran plates, has gone out of its way to honor troops with bumper bling. The offerings include plates for Vietnam, Korea, World War II, the Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan. There also are plates for those who have earned the military’s top medals and for disabled troops.

The newest plates are being pushed by Democratic Sens. Jessie Danielson of Wheatridge and Rachel Zenzinger of Arvada, who say they want to honor women who served.

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