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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

‘Political & Politicians’ Archives

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

Barak Obama, Wall Street Reform

Barak Obama, Wall Street Reform

From: Barack Obama Subject: Wall Street reform Friend -- It has now been well over a year since the near collapse of our entire financial system that cost the nation more than 8 million jobs. To this day, hard-working families struggle to make ends meet. We've made strides -- businesses are starting to hire, Americans are finding jobs, and neighbors who had given up looking are returning to the job market with new hope. But the flaws in our financial system that led to this crisis ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report April 17, 2010

Lundberg Legislative Report  April 17, 2010

Topics: 1. Justin Bauer Memorial Highway 2. Needle Exchange Program 3. Joint Select Committee Committee on Cild Welfare 4. Medicaid Reform Bill Passed Committee 5. U. S. Health care Act and the 10th Amendment ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. On Friday I presented SJR-26, creating the "Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway." Justin Bauer was killed in Iraq in January of 2009. The highway being designated ... 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 ... Full Story

Report by Representative John Kefalas (House District

Report by Representative John Kefalas (House District 52

April 15, 2010 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE In response to issues raised about the Department of Human Services child fatality reviews, the Legislature established the Joint Select Committee on Child Welfare. I have been appointed Vice-Chair, and this six-member, bi-partisan committee will meet the next two Fridays, April 16 and 23, in SCR 356, 1:00 - 5:00 PM. This Friday's agenda includes: a) An Overview of the Colorado Child Welfare System and an Update on Reform, b) Child Welfare Action ... 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, ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report April 8, 2010

Lundberg Legislative Report  April 8, 2010

Topics: 1. Meetings in April 2. Long Bill Debate in Senate ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. These are the community meetings I have scheduled where you can ask questions and I will let you know what is going on in the legislature. I will also tell you how you can help us take back the legislature this November. Friday, April 9, 2010 7:00pm - 9:00pm The McNaught Home 4648 Malibu Dr. Berthoud, CO, ... Full Story

Colorado’s Municipal Election Results

Colorado’s Municipal Election Results

April 8, 2010, Denver, CO Residents in cities and towns across the state voted on candidates and local ballot measures on Tuesday. Following is an overview of ballot results. Fiscal Municipal finance questions did very well Out of 9 sales/use tax questions, 7 passed, including a first of its kind medical marijuana dispensary sales tax in Fruita Moffat’s voters extended the sales tax to food Keenesburg and Superior approved property tax increases Three ... Full Story

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