Posted by Bill Donavan on November 6, 2012
Colorado goes blue. Check out the links to other issues here.
Posted by Bill Hudson on October 19, 2012
I come before you today, not to complain about complainers, but to praise them. Lend me your ears…
Posted by Citizen Team on March 5, 2012
Kathryn Wadsworth announced her candidacy Friday for Chaffee County Commissioner District 2, challenging Republican incumbent Frank Holman.
Posted by Citizen Team on February 12, 2012
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?
Posted by Citizen Team on January 20, 2012
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.
Posted by Bill Donavan on January 20, 2012
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.
Posted by Citizen Team on December 16, 2011
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.
Posted by Citizen Team on November 7, 2011
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 [...]
Posted by Citizen Team on October 27, 2011
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
Posted by Citizen Team on October 20, 2011
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.
Posted by Citizen Team on October 18, 2011
We’d like to know what you think of the Occupy Movement and the ideas, and how it translates to our community.
Posted by Citizen Team on September 30, 2011
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.
Posted by Citizen Team on September 23, 2011
Pending court approval, new state legislative district lines will go into effect following 2012 election.
Posted by Citizen Team on September 6, 2011
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.
Posted by Citizen Team on July 17, 2011
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.
Posted by Citizen Team on May 10, 2011
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.
Posted by Trey on May 1, 2011
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 video”.
Posted by Citizen Team on January 29, 2011
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).
Posted by Admin on December 17, 2010
Nonpartisan Legislative Council staff will staff the Joint Select Committee and assist its members in analyzing the data from the Decennial Census. The Joint Select Committee will evaluate proposed maps, seek public feedback, and make recommendations to the General Assembly.
Posted by Citizen Team on October 15, 2010
What would you do if you saw this in Salida?