By Curtis Hubbard
Denver Post editorial page editor
Democrat Linda Newell was elected to the state Senate in 2008 out of a competitive district in Arapahoe County.
A single mom who worked in human resources and conflict resolution, there was little in Newell's background to suggest she would become, as some of her statehouse colleagues call her, "the champion for the children."
Newell last year was among the lawmakers who launched a children's caucus in the legislature to focus specifically on early childhood and child protection issues . . . .
Read more: Hubbard: Looking out for Colorado kids - The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/opinioncolumnists/ci_22397136/looking-out-colorado-kids#comments#ixzz2IetLjccf