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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

‘Political & Politicians’ Archives

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

Udall, Perlmutter, Polis Repeat Call for Passage of

Lawmakers Still Fighting for Bill Named for Charlie Wolf, Former Rocky Flats Worker, who was Denied Compensation for Fatal Brain Cancer Lawmakers Refocus Effort after Wolf’s Family Denied Compensation Yet Again Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mark Udall, with Congressmen Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis, repeated their call for Congress to pass the Charlie Wolf Nuclear Workers Compensation Act, to help Cold War workers from Rocky Flats and other nuclear weapons facilities get help for ... Full Story

Colorado Mining Association condemns House Bill 1365

Colorado Mining Association condemns House Bill 1365

Press releases from the Colorado Mining Association on the passage of House Bill 1365

Markey To Host Tele-town Hall To Discuss Health Care

On Tuesday, Congresswoman Betsy Markey will host a Telephone Town Hall meeting for residents of the 4th congressional district. The Telephone Town Hall will allow people an opportunity to share their thoughts and questions regarding the recently passed Health Care Reform bill. Dr. Mark Laitos of the Colorado Medical Society will be joining the Congresswoman on the call. WHAT: Rep. Markey, Colorado doctor to hold Telephone Town Hall to discuss the Health Care Reform bill WHEN: Tuesday, April ... Full Story

Historic Clean Air-Clean Jobs act signed by Governor

Historic Clean Air-Clean Jobs act signed by Governor

Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act will reduce air pollution and cut harmful health impacts The following press statement is from Pam Kiely, program director for Environment Colorado. Denver, CO – Today, House Bill 1365 was signed by Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. The “Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act”, was sponsored by Rep. Solano (D- Brighton) and Rep. Roberts (R- Durango), Sen. Penry (R-Grand Junction), and Sen. Whitehead (D-Hesperus). The bill is seen nationally as a model for how individual states can ... Full Story

B. J. Nikkel accepts the Republican Party’s

B. J. Nikkel accepts the Republican Party’s nomination for House District 49 Assembly

State Representative B. J. Nikkel accepted the nomination at the Republican Party’s House District 49 Assembly on Saturday, April 17, 2010. Eighty-nine delegates and eleven alternates from within House District 49 showed up in Loveland at the Pulliam Building to vote and take part in the Larimer County Republican Party’s nomination process. They unanimously supported current State Representative B. J. Nikkel as their nominee. Patrick Albright, Chairman for House District 49 said, “This is ... Full Story

Spence speaks out against teachers union

Spence speaks out against teachers union

Spence: “teachers union tantrum threatens $175 million for Colorado schoolchildren and classrooms” Press release by: COLORADO SENATE REPUBLICANS Republican Sen. Nancy Spence, of Centennial, was profoundly disappointed to learn that the Colorado teachers union is impeding the advancement of a bill that would make the state’s next Race to the Top application more competitive. At stake is up to $175 million of federal grant money as part of the Obama Administration's Race to the Top program. ... Full Story

CU Law Professor Can Comment on Justice Stevens’

CU Law Professor Can Comment on Justice Stevens’ Retirement

The fourth-longest-serving U. S. Supreme Court justice, John Paul Stevens, has been extraordinarily influential as the leader of the progressive wing of the court and as a canny builder of coalitions among the justices, according to Scott Moss, a law professor and expert in constitutional law at the University of Colorado at Boulder. “Initially seen as a center-right justice because he was a Republican appointee and one of the decisive votes to bring back the death penalty, Justice Stevens ... Full Story

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