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August, 2013, LWVMZC Newsletter Articles
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Our League News
The next few months of our planned activities.
A brief report from the Annual Business Meeting which was conducted on June 15.Leadership Retreat in Frisco June 22−23
Once again, the Leadership Retreat meeting with LWVCO league members throughout the state and Board in Frisco (Colorado) proved to be an interesting and valuable experience for participants who met from Friday noon until early Saturday afternoon.Four Corners Air Quality Group Meeting and Agenda
The following emails and messages are from Mark Jones in Farmington to the Four Corners Air Quality Group. They announce a meeting in Durango in September to discuss Four Corners Issues and EPA update sites.Annual School Supply Drive
A priority of our League members is education and each of you are encouraged to participate as individuals in the Annual School Supply Drive. Once again, residents of the Montezuma Cortez School District are invited to participate in the annual school supply drive. The drive helps teachers who have been buying supplies out of their own pockets when many families cannot afford to supply what is needed... The most needed items are:Membership Application and Renewal Form (PDF)
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Our Board for 2013 with contact information.
State and NationalUniform Voting Letter to Colorado Secretary of State, Scott Gessler
The following letter is from Bobbie Heistercamp, president of LWVCO to CO Secretary of State.Tell your Senators to Support Carbon Pollution Regulations
Power plants are the largest source of dangerous carbon pollution in the United States and carbon pollution is the leading cause of climate change.HB1303 Changes to “Uniform Election Code of 1992”
House Bill 13−1303 implements various changes to the “Uniform Election Code of 1992”From Sally Ogden and LWVCO Board on Initiative #22
The LWVCO board has endorsed Initiative #22, the ballot initiative to seek a tax increase to fund the future school finance act. There is only about one week left to...LWVUS Educational Fund New Web Site
The purpose of this site is to share League study documents among some 800 national, state and local Leagues and with the public. Leagues can save time by not reinventing study materials and...
The following is from the LWVUS − Leadership update email. Any member can sign up on the LWVUS site to receive these emails.VOTER SERVICE INFORMATION From LWVCO Leadership Retreat June 2013
HB 1135 − PREREGISTRATION TO VOTE FOR 16−YEAR OLDS
The debate over comprehensive immigration reform moves now to the U.S. House of Representatives. After vigorous argument from both sides of the aisle on a path to citizenship for current immigrants, border security and other contentious issues...
Other NewsNew! On Rooftops, a Rival for Utilities
This is an interesting article on the NYTimes site − NOT TECHNICAL − about power companies’ fear of grid−connected residential power generation (such as photo voltaic panels) threatening their business model. It may relate to Empire's recent change in their rate structure