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Monday, June 27, 2016

‘Political & Politicians’ Archives

Donnelly Announces Bid for Reelection to County Board

Donnelly Announces Bid for Reelection to County Board

District 3 County Commissioner Tom Donnelly announced today that he will seek reelection to the Larimer County Board of Commissioners. Donnelly, a Loveland resident, is currently serving his second term on the three-member Board. Donnelly said he was running to continue work on flood recovery and its budgetary impacts and to help implement regional projects, such as expanding I-25 and constructing a new County facility in Loveland. "The Board has really been working well with our ... Full Story

Keving Lundberg November Newsletter

Keving Lundberg November Newsletter

Fetal Tissue Hearing Syrian Refugees in Colorado Endorsing Ted Cruz for President Cambell Soup and G.A. Henty Lundberg, Kevin 0912.jpg Kevin Lundberg _______________________________________________________________________ Here is my report on the Fetal Tissue Trafficking Hearing I chaired last week. The hearing was a great success, despite a lack of participation from Planned Parenthood and most state agencies. With a standing-room-only crowd, several TV ... Full Story

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Voting fraud in Kansas?

Voting fraud in Kansas?

How trustworthy are electronic voting systems in the US? Add NewBy Beth Clarkson on 05 June 2015. Posted in Politics When you do your civic duty, and cast your vote for the various candidates and public propositions at an electronic voting machine, how confident are you that the results will be tabulated honestly? If you feel less than sanguine about it and do a bit of the research to assuage your doubts, be prepared to feel even less confident afterwards. After years of ... Full Story

Why Civility Matters

Why Civility Matters

By: Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson I’m getting to the age where I can look back on several decades of public service and talk about the “good old days.” Old lawmakers love to talk about what the legislature used to be like when they served. A favorite topic is the lack of civility in today’s government and public discourse. While the lack of civility certainly isn’t new, we ought to be concerned about it today because it hampers progress on difficult issues and has a ... Full Story

News from Progress Now Colorado

Gardner votes against recognizing human role in climate change http://kdvr.com/2015/01/21/gardner-votes-against-recognizing-human-role-in-climate-change/ After campaigning successfully last year as a “different kind of Republican,” Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner is under fire from conservationists for voting Wednesday against an amendment stating that humans contribute to climate change, something 69 percent of his constituents believe to be a fact. Fifteen Senate Republicans, including 2016 ... Full Story

Women vote: 2014

Women vote: 2014

Dear Editors: Have you noticed that all the while opposite-world conservative republicans are demeaning and patronizing women voters with insulting ads connecting their candidates' names to wedding dresses, or instructing young women not to vote, that they're also hiring women to do all the mud-slinging and fear-mongering in their political ads. But then conservatives have always made women do their dirty work - literally. And obviously want them to continue to do so. Maybe they think they're ... Full Story

My hero is a Farmer

My hero is a Farmer

Mama, My Hero Didn’t Grow up to Be a Cowboy, He Grew Up to be a Farmer by Nancy Meyer Saturday, Sept 27 I attended the Harvest The Hope Concert nine miles north of Neligh, Nebraska.  This wasn’t any ordinary music concert.  It was a benefit headlined by none other than Neil Young and Willie Nelson, on behalf of a handful of grass-roots groups fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline in my home state of Nebraska. The event was massive.  Over 7000 tickets were sold and many acres of cornfield ... Full Story

GOP’s war on voting and democracy

GOP’s war on voting and democracy

Another elderly woman is disenfranchised by the GOP’s war on voting MOYERS & COMPANY   is story first appeared at BillMoyers.com. You may have been voting in the same polling place for longer than your state legislators have been alive, only to find yourself disenfranchised as a result of new restrictive voting laws passed by Republicans as a “solution” to the non-existent problem of voter identification fraud. It happened to 92-year-old Ruby Barber and 84-year-old Dorothy Card in ... Full Story

Keystone XL – few jobs, higher gas prices

Keystone XL – few jobs, higher gas prices

State Department: Keystone XL Pipeline Would Only Create 35 Permanent Jobs By Zoe Schanger When the State Department released their report on the Keystone XL pipeline last month, news media focused on the report’s conclusion that the pipeline would not significantly worsen carbon pollution. The finding was broadly declared a win for advocates of the project, who are now imploring the White House to approve it. But buried in the 11-chapter report was a less sunny detail: the Keystone XL ... Full Story

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