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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘political’

Singing in the Rain

Singing in the Rain

            Tom Toles of the Washington Post weighs in with this editorial Cartoon. Click the image to see more of Toles.  

Mr. Boehner consoles Mr. Issa

Mr. Boehner consoles Mr. Issa

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Udall, Murkowski Lead Call to Permanently End

  Senators also Call for Congress to Follow up by Holding Bipartisan Retreats Today, U.S. Senators Mark Udall (CO) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) renewed their bipartisan call for members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to sit together during the president's State of the Union address on Jan. 24. Last year, the two Senators teamed up in a call to end the longstanding custom of sitting divided by party during the president's speech - with lawmakers on one side of ... Full Story

Political Events Calendar for Larimer County

Political Events Calendar for Larimer County

Political Events Calendar for Larimer County Tuesday, October 5 Ballot Initiative 60, 61 & 101 Information Meeting,  7-9 pm Mountain View High School Cafeteria 3500 Mountain Lion Drive, Loveland Guest Panel Sheriff James Alderden Robert Keister, Larimer County Budget Director Lucille Steiner, President, Thompson R2-J Board of Education Eric Wilkinson, General Manager, Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District Hosted by Larimer County Farmers ... Full Story

Think Before You Ink

Think Before You Ink

Signing Petitions is Not Necessarily a Civic Duty The League of Women Voters of Larimer County encourages its members and the public to be cautious when asked to sign initiative petitions. Especially as election season approaches, voters will be asked to sign a variety of initiative petitions “just to get it on the ballot so people can vote on it. ” This reasoning is inadequate; your signature should be considered at least as valuable as your vote. Far fewer signatures are required to ... Full Story

League of Women Voters hosts orientation meeting

League of Women Voters hosts orientation meeting

As part of the 90th birthday celebration of the national League of Women Voters, the Larimer County League chapter will host a morning coffee for those interested in learning about the organization. The coffee will be held on Saturday, April 10, from 10 am to noon at Lynn Young’s home, 950 Southridge Greens Blvd., #17, in Fort Collins. The League of Women Voters (LWV), a nonpartisan political organization that works to improve our system of government and impact public policies through ... Full Story

League of Women Voters to Discuss Sustainability

The League of Women Voters of Larimer County will hold a meeting to share ideas on sustainability on Feb. 8, at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and at 7 - 9 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Foothills Unitarian Church located at 1815 Yorktown Ave. in Fort Collins, just off Drake Road. The public is invited to attend. The League will discuss a definition of sustainability that will include balancing the environment with economic and social needs. It is recognized that current decisions of public policy ... Full Story

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