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Saturday, April 19, 2014

‘Political & Politicians’ Archives

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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

Bennet in Push for More Resources, Support for

Bennet in Push for More Resources, Support for Colorado Families Facing Foreclosure

Bennet Leads Senate Colleagues in Push for More Resources, Support for Colorado Families Facing Foreclosure Requests Boost in Funding for Housing Counselors Program to Keep Up with Need Currently, Only Two Full-time HUD-Certified Housing Counselors Serving Hard-Hit Western Slope Region Washington, DC—In his continued effort to help struggling families stay in their homes, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, is leading an effort to ensure there are more qualified housing counselors ... Full Story

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, ... 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 ... 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, ... Full Story

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