(Peter Marcus, ColoradoPolitics.com) — “… Everett announced his candidacy Tuesday with a campaign video and website launch, in which he promises to ‘take our state back.’

‘Why we’re announcing on Tax Day is because it’s the treasurer’s responsibility to protect taxpayers,’ Everett told Colorado Politics during an interview on Monday. ‘The last five years in the legislature, I don’t think that anyone has the record that I do that’s put taxpayers first and foremost and made fiscally responsible decisions.’

As treasurer, Everett would be responsible for overseeing the state’s financial investments, as well as serving on the board that manages the retirement system for state employees. …”

To read the full coverage by Colorado Politics on Justin Everett‘s announcement for State Treasurer, go here.

Littleton Republican Justin Everett announces on Tax Day a run for treasurer