Friday, April 15, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 4.15.2011

DPS board presidents recall a no-go
Nate Easley has survived an attempt to recall him. Supporters of the recall effort failed to collect enough valid signatures to place the question of whether to recall the Denver Public School board president on an upcoming ballot….. Read More

Hickenlooper declines Tea Party invite
Maybe Gov. John Hickenlooper thought he’d see more fingers than finger sandwiches at this particular tea party, but in any case, the governor will not be attending the Third Annual Tax Day Tea Party at the Capitol on Friday….. Read More

Garfield Commissioners oppose shift to 2nd CD
Garfield County does not want to be cut out of the 3rd Congressional District and stuck in the 2nd District, as part of a redrawing of congressional district boundaries following the 2010 U.S. Census….. Read More

Co Springs mayoral candidate Steve Bach robo-trashed
“I called a few people (Tuesday) night,” Bach said, “people that both of us know. I told them to pass the word to stop that kind of stuff immediately. I don’t know specifically who was responsible (for the robo-call push poll), but I want the word to get to whoever is doing it. That has no place in this campaign, and I don’t want it.” …. Read More

Ricker vows to take Springs to the left
Colorado Springs Democrats recently lost their leader, but gained a hard-charger who vows to take back House District 17 and grow the party….. Read More

Colorado’s Senators & Reps on Obama’s tax proposal
Obama gave a unique view of the nation's financial woes Wednesday and called for letting a series of tax breaks on wealthier Americans expire – Colorado’s congressional delegation responds….. Read More

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