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Friday, April 18, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Betsy Markey’

Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado

Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado

  Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado On Anti-Energy Reform Television Ads WASHINGTON, D.C.—Special interest front groups have spent over $300,000 in Colorado on misleading and fictitious television ads aimed to advance their anti-clean energy agenda and shape the midterm elections, according to a new analysis from the Center for American Progress Action Fund. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has received funding from multinational oil corporations and ... Full Story

Markey earns A+ rating from Pinon Canyon Expansion

Markey earns A+ rating from Pinon Canyon Expansion Opposition Coalition

LAMAR—Betsy Markey has earned a perfect score from the Pinon Canyon Expansion Opposition Coalition for her efforts to stop the expansion of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in Southeast Colorado. The Coalition wrote, PCEOC has given Betsy Markey an A+ rating for her efforts to stop the Pinon Canyon expansion. She is a candidate that has put her congressional votes and legislative efforts where her mouth is to keep Pinon Canyon from expanding. Betsy Markey co-sponsored and pushed ... Full Story

Two Talented Candidates

Two Talented Candidates

To the Editor, Senator Michael Bennet and Congresswoman Betsy Markey are two of the brightest, most dedicated, most thoughtful, and hardest working legislators in Congress today. Both of them are extremely well-qualified, and both have an amazing grasp of the details and implications of the bills they vote on. Bennet and Markey have been in Congress only a short time, but already are known and respected by their colleagues on both sides of the aisle. They are leaders, rather than ... Full Story

Citizens First Political Forum in Berthoud

Citizens First Political Forum in Berthoud

  Citizens First Political Forum Wednesday, October 13 Berthoud Public Library Conference Room 239 Welch Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado Begins at 7 p.m.   The following candidates for public office, or their representatives, will be speaking: (a click on the candidates name will take you to their web site) U.S. Senate U.S Representative District 4 State Senate District 15 State Representative District 49 County Commissioner Michael ... Full Story

Markey Votes To Block Pay Raise For Congress

Markey Votes To  Block Pay Raise For Congress

House passes measure 402-15 Washington D.C.—Congresswoman Betsy Markey today voted to block the scheduled 2011 pay raise for Members of Congress. Rep. Markey has repeatedly fought against Congressional pay raises and co-sponsored legislation earlier this year to stop the 2011 raise. “With unemployment still high and the economy recovering from a recession, families across Colorado are making tough decisions and cutting spending to make ends meet. Congress should be no different,” ... Full Story

Markey wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Award for

Markey wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Award for Pro-business record

Markey cites small business background, common-sense approach to lawmaking WASHINGTON—Congresswoman Betsy Markey was honored today by the United States Chamber of Commerce, winning their annual Spirit of Enterprise Award for her support of pro-business and pro-growth legislation in Congress. “I came to Congress not as a politician, but as a small business owner working to solve problems,” said Rep. Markey. “We need fewer career politicians in Washington and more people who have ... 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

Distracted Driving Summit

Distracted Driving Summit

Saturday, March 27th from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. FORT COLLINS—On Saturday, Congresswoman Betsy Markey will host a Distracted Driving Summit at the Lory Student Center on the Colorado State University campus in Ft. Collins. The Summit will being together local and national leaders in transportation safety to discuss putting an end to distracted driving. WHERE: Cherokee Ballroom Lory Student Center Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado   WHO: U.S. ... Full Story

Why I Voted Yes — Betsy Markey

Why I Voted Yes — Betsy Markey

Before I was a public servant I was a small business owner, keeping the books in the web development firm my husband and I started together. I crunched numbers, evaluated costs and always looked for solutions that combined good budgeting with good management. Every time we made a major business decision, we evaluated that decision on its own merit. That was the approach I brought to Congress a year and a half ago – weigh costs with results, and make decisions based on the facts – not ... Full Story

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