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Saturday, August 30, 2014

‘Political & Politicians’ Archives

League of Women Voters presents candidate forum

League of Women Voters presents candidate forum

Candidate Forum: House Districts 49 And 51 / Senate District 15 Voters have an opportunity to ask questions of six state legislature candidates at a Forum on Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Loveland City Council Chambers, 500 East Third Street, in Loveland. Participants include Rich Ball and Kevin Lundberg for Senate District 15, Brian DelGrosso and Bill McCreary for House District 51, and B.J. Nikkel and Karen Stockley for House District 49. Each candidate ... Full Story

Small Business Groups Backing Nikkel in HD 49

Small Business Groups Backing Nikkel in HD 49

Press Release State Rep. B.J. Nikkel’s commitment to getting Colorado’s economy moving again has earned her the endorsement the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI) and a rating of 100% by the Colorado chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB). “I am honored to have received the endorsement of these important groups who collectively represent thousands of small business owners across the state, ” Nikkel said. “These groups know best ... Full Story

Smith Best Qualified for Sheriff

Smith Best Qualified for Sheriff

Dear Citizens of Larimer County: The office of sheriff requires minimum standards to perform the duties successfully, just as any other organizational leader should have. Education, professional experience, personal experience, and the respect of peers are some of those minimum standards. The leader of a sheriff’s office in this century should have years of law enforcement experience, management experience, leadership experience, educational experience, and the respect of peers ... Full Story

All about 60, 61 and 101

These two amendments and one proposition may be among the most important issues facing Colorado voters this year. Several newspapers have issued editorial opinions on these issues and most government entities, special districts and many organizations have come out opposing the measures. Below we list the links to three editorial opinions and below that are links to a description of each issue on the site Ballotpedia. The Ballotpedia links hold a great deal of information about the issues ... Full Story

State Treasurer announces website achievement award

State Treasurer announces website achievement award

  STATE TREASURER CARY KENNEDY ANNOUNCES WEBSITE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Denver: Colorado State Treasurer Cary Kennedy today announced that Colorado Tax Tracks, a new feature on her state treasury website, has received an award for excellence. The Digital Government Achievement Awards, given by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government, cited Colorado Tax Tracks as a winner in its Government-to-Citizen State Government category. “Since I took office, our focus has been on making ... Full Story

PrairieStar endorses Stockley for 49

PrairieStar endorses Stockley for 49

  Karen Stockley Receives Key Endorsement from New Energy Sector House District 49 Candidate, Karen Stockley, has spent months talking to voters about the importance of “working with the land.” When voters ask her what she means, she often points to Scott Sarbaugh’s PrairieStar development north of Berthoud. "As a self-sustaining solar-powered community, PrairieStar grows the local economy without draining precious resources. I'm honored that Mr. Sarbaugh and PrairieStar are now ... Full Story

Judge Evaluations Available on Internet August 3

Judge Evaluations Available on Internet August 3

      Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation Paul Farley, Chair   The State Commission on Judicial Performance and local judicial district performance commissions have completed their evaluations of 134 justices and judges who are scheduled to stand for retention in the November 2010 election.  The commissions are charged with providing voters with fair, responsible, and constructive evaluations of individual judges seeking retention, and providing ... Full Story

Missing the Point

Missing the Point

By Ken Gordon Dear Friends and Neighbors: I went hiking in the mountains recently with friends from college, (University of Michigan--class of 71--Go Blue!). The forecast was for rain. I said to Joe while buying rain gear, “I am not particularly superstitious, but it seems that the more preparations you make, the less likely it will rain. ” Joe said, “That isn’t superstition. That’s a proven fact. ” We were up at Crater Lake in the ... Full Story

Statement by Colorado Republican Chairman on Tom

Statement by Colorado Republican Chairman on Tom Tancredo’s minor party candidacy for governor

Press Release Dick Wadhams Chair Colorado Republican Committee I am terribly disappointed in Tom Tancredo's announcement that he has made a backroom deal with a minor political party to run for governor. Tom Tancredo used the Colorado Republican Party to get elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in the 1970's, to work as a political appointee in the Reagan administration in the 1980's, and to get elected to Congress from 1998 to 2008. But now it appears he wants ... Full Story

Findings from Hasan Family Foundation on Plagiarism

Findings from Hasan Family Foundation on Plagiarism Investigation

From Seeme Hasan Chairwoman Hasan Family Foundation It is the finding of the Hasan Family Foundation Board that the work Congressman Scott McInnis performed under the Senior Fellowship was only a fraction of the work he was obligated to perform under the terms of his Fellowship. Of the little work that he did, he has admitted it was neither fully completed by him, nor fully original. In view of the public disclosure by Mr. McInnis as well as by Mr. Rolly Fischer, it ... Full Story

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