Seventy-eight cities and towns held general and special elections on Nov. 5. Here’s some of what was decided.
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Meet Irv Halter, candidate for Congressional District 5, on Saturday, October 12th, 1-3 p.m. at the River’s Edgein Salida. Free BBQ sliders while supplies last. Meet the candidate and ask him his viewpoint on the issues that are important to you.
Colorado goes blue. Check out the links to other issues here.
I come before you today, not to complain about complainers, but to praise them. Lend me your ears…
Kathryn Wadsworth announced her candidacy Friday for Chaffee County Commissioner District 2, challenging Republican incumbent Frank Holman.
I worked hard and made money, and I should be able to spend it how I want. If I support a candidate who will be good for my values and my business, why should the government tell me that I can only give that candidate $2000?
About this time last year, I called on my colleagues in Congress to set aside our political differences and sit together – instead of divided by party – during the president’s State of the Union Address.
Being a cutting edge community on the front line of international politics, we receive a lot of information from geopolitical think tanks, Washington insiders and intellectual type people seeking The Salida Citizen’s consult. As humble guardians of small town liberty and community happenings we are reaching out to the brilliant minds of the Ark River Valley to gather thoughts on the circus that is American politics today.
In a recent Gallup Poll, 76% of those polled thought that most members of Congress should be replaced. However, only 39% thought that their own member of Congress should be replaced.
Please take the time to listen to an articulate criticism of politics today. Nobody gets away here. —Cit Team
A growing body of evidence suggests that the meritocratic ideal is in trouble in America. Income inequality is growing to levels not seen since the (first) Gilded Age. But social mobility is not increasing at anything like the same pace….Everywhere you look in modern America – in the Hollywood Hills or the canyons of Wall Street, in the Nashville recording studios [...]
On Nov.1, voters in 72 cities and towns will be going to the polls across the state. Elections will be held for candidates (like mayor and city council) and on ballot questions, like tax increases. Four cities have cancelled their regularly scheduled elections
In tiny Villa Grove a handful of diverse citizens are singing loud and clear. From, roughly, noon to 4:00 PM Sundays a gathering is scheduled at the Villa Grove Park, on the east-side of urban Villa Grove.
We’d like to know what you think of the Occupy Movement and the ideas, and how it translates to our community.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the League of Women Voters for holding this years candidates forum. Although I will be out of town for this event for a family engagement, this letter serves as a brief introduction about who I am, what I stand for and why I would love the opportunity to represent the fine citizens of ward 2 in City Council.
Pending court approval, new state legislative district lines will go into effect following 2012 election.
DENVER— September 1, Senator Gail Schwartz (D-Snowmass) asked the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to join her efforts to improve broadband access and affordability for rural Coloradans.
Dozens of Saguache County ranchers and citizens have been fighting the massive installation of 8,000 forty-foot hydrogen-fueled dish Stirling SunCatchers, for over two years.
Since the committee completed its work on Friday, April 22, the Democrats and Republicans have each introduced their own maps, but neither map had consensus amongst legislators.
Obama also had his turn at the podium, where he mocked the GOP and — for those who still have doubts about his citizenship — released his “birth
This action comes in response to an incident which took place on Wednesday, January 26 in which a Senate Sergeant-At-Arms asked that Balmer remove himself from the Senate chamber due to his aggressive behavior toward Senator Gail Schwartz (D-Snowmass Village).