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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

‘Political & Politicians’ Archives

Statement from Seeme Hasan on Scott McInnis Articles

Statement from Seeme Hasan on Scott McInnis Articles

Chairwoman, Hasan Family Foundation In light of the accusations against Scott McInnis regarding plagiarism of articles to the Hasan Family Foundation, I am shocked, angry and disappointed. Any work related to the fellowship that Mr. McInnis submitted was always represented as final. At no time, whatsoever, did Mr. McInnis communicate that any of the work were “rough drafts. ” Any representation that they were submitted to the Foundation as “rough drafts” is absolutely incorrect. In ... Full Story

Water storage is critical to Northern Colorado’s

Water storage is critical to Northern Colorado’s future

By State Representative B.J. Nikkel House District 49 In Northern Colorado, we are able to enjoy the bounty of produce grown on the tens of thousands of acres of farmland in Larimer and Weld Counties irrigated by the precious waters flowing down from our high country. This has all been made possible by the visionaries who preceded and provided for us. These irrigated farmlands provide open space between our growing communities and also allow us to grow top quality foods to put on our ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report

Lundberg Legislative Report

May 31, 2010 1. Berthoud Day Parade Is This Saturday 2. Letter to Colorado's US Senators ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. The first parade of the summer is this coming Saturday! Please join me for the Berthoud Day parade. The parade starts at 11, but meet me at 9:30 to blow up balloons and decorate the float. The float will be on 2nd street, north of Mountain Avenue. Look for Lundberg signs and red, white, and blue! I will have ... Full Story

Kopp leads bipartisan compromise on dome repairs

Press release: COLORADO SENATE REPUBLICANS Republicans and Democrats haven't agreed on much this session, but one area both parties see eye to eye is the need to repair and restore the Capitol's iconic gold dome. "The cast iron structure the gold dome sits on top of has deteriorated so badly that the state architect has put nets around it to catch falling chunks of debris," said Sen. Mike Kopp, R-Littleton. "Spot treating problem areas won't cut it anymore. We need to repair the structural ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report—May 4, 2010

Topics: 1. My Resolutions' Committee Hearings 2. Senate Continues to Grow Government 3. National Day of Prayer 4. Arizona Illegal Immigration Law 5. Medical Marijuana Measures 1. I recently introduced three resolutions, two of which were killed by a party-line vote in Senate State Affairs yesterday. SCR-6 could have limited the inflation guarantee of per-pupil funding to 5%. SCR-7 would have repealed the internet software sales tax and out of state sales and use taxes, if approved by a vote of ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report—April 27, 2010

Topics: 1. Senior Homestead Exemption Suspended for Next Two Years 2. My Resolutions Introduced Last Week 3. Joint Select Committee Committee on Child Welfare 4. Governor Signs SB-147 ----------------------------------------------------------- 1. SB-190 passed the Senate last week, eliminating the senior homestead property tax exemption for the next two years. The total additional tax this will result in is over $188,000,000! Ironically it was presented as a spending cut, as it relieves the ... Full Story

Penry and Lundberg letter opposing Ritter executive

Press Release: Colorado Senate Republicans Not ones to shy away from rabble-rousing, Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, and Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud sent a strongly worded letter to Gov. Bill Ritter opposing an executive order creating a new panel that would implement provisions of the recently approved federal health care takeover. The letter, which follows, was signed by 10 other members of the Senate GOP caucus. Dear Governor Ritter, We are writing to express our ... Full Story

Members of Colorado Congressional Delegation to Greet

Colorado Athletes are Among Group of Olympians and Paralympians Visiting D.C. Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, April 21, the Colorado Congressional delegation will host an informal reception to recognize a group of Colorado’s Olympian and Paralympian athletes, who are visiting Congress and the White House this week along with many other members of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams.  The lawmakers will congratulate the athletes for their tremendous performance at the 2010 Winter ... Full Story

Bennet, Udall to Host Loveland Workshop to Assist

Bennet, Udall to Host Loveland Workshop to Assist Small Businesses With Government Contracting Opportunities

Workshop Will Connect Small Business Owners With Expertise Available from Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Local Government Offices Loveland, CO – On Monday, April 26, 2010, the offices of U. S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are hosting a workshop at the University of Northern Colorado Center in Loveland to provide businesses in Northern Colorado with information and assistance on how to obtain business contracts with federal, state, and local government ... Full Story

Schultheis: shine light on impacts of illegal

COLORADO SENATE REPUBLICANS In light of recent news reports that child poverty in Colorado is skyrocketing, Sen. Dave Schultheis says the state seriously needs to recognize the effects of illegal immigration on those numbers. According to a report issued by the Colorado Children’s Campaign, the state's child poverty rate has climbed 72 percent since 2000. It is caused largely by the burgeoning number of poor in Denver's suburbs and a widening gap between Latino and non-Latino income. "I hold ... Full Story

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