Tag Archives: Weld County Commissioner

Western slope support “game-changer” for 51st state initiative

Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway said recent interest in support for the 51st state movement from western slope counties  is a “game-changer” in the debate over water issues should residents succeed in forming a 51st state.   “We are now getting … Continue reading

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Financing the 51st State

By Weld County Commissioner Bill Garcia —   When discussing a 51st State, questions arise regarding finances and budgets.  An excellent point from which to begin this discussion is the findings of I-News, an arm of Rocky Mountain PBS, which … Continue reading

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Kirkmeyer invited to join child welfare council

WELD COUNTY, CO – On July 11, 2012, the Colorado Department of Human Services extended to Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer an invitation to join the newly created Child Welfare Executive Leadership Council. According to the invitation, “The Council will … Continue reading

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Man Camp manager takes Trib to task for closure remark

by Jack Minor –   The manager of a local RV park says that contrary to the Greeley Tribune’s statement that a man camp at their facility was shut down by county officials, they are still open and moving ahead … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court rejects redistricting proposal

by Jack Minor – The Colorado Supreme Court stated the proposed redistricting plan did not pass Constitutional muster. The decision stated the redistricting plan was not sufficiently attentive to county boundaries to meet the constitutional requirements and the commission did … Continue reading

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Green Tea Party

Matthew McGovern We are on a precipice. Economic problems have shaken Americans to their core and created an unprecedented level of activism on the right. Unfortunately, the Tea Party has grossly misunderstood the problems and focused their energy in the … Continue reading

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Bad Math: Taxes and the Deficit

It approaches swiftly and quietly, as it does year after year. A day that the American right reviles as a representation of government intrusion, inefficiency and greed. Yes, tax day is within sight. For all the rhetoric and vitriol directed … Continue reading

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