Supporters of embattled Colorado Senators John Morse and Angela Giron suffered another legal setback this week when District Judge McGahey ruled against mail ballots mandated by HB1303, the recent election reform law championed by Giron and Morse, because it conflicted with the State Constitution.
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Jane Reuter continued her trend of inaccurate reporting in a biased article on the August 6th Douglas County School Board (DCSB) meeting for Colorado Community News.
The education activist group, Douglas County Parents (DCP) continues its attack on the innovative Douglas County School Board (DCSB).
Douglas County Parent (DCP), a new school interest group in Douglas County against the Board, created drama last Monday when the organization kicked School Board Director John Carson out of an informational meeting. On Friday, Media Trackers reported that other anti-Board proponents caused a stir at a Q&A session with School Board Director Meghann Silverthorn at the Public Library.
The meeting was intended to improve board transparency and facilitate friendly discussion, but became heated when liberal plants verbally attacked the Douglas County School Board and the DougCo Champions for Kids’ employees.
Today, Denver Chief District Judge Robert Hyatt ruled against the legal challenges to the Colorado recall efforts and allowed for the recalls to continue against Senator John Morse and Angela Giron.
The Colorado recall campaigns to unseat Senator John Morse and Angela Giron continue to progress through concessive victories, but face their biggest challenge in the financial battle against the national funding of the anti-recall efforts.
Joe Neguse, co-founder of the controversial youth-oriented GOTV group New Era Colorado and current Colorado University Board of Regents member, has announced his intention to run for Colorado Secretary of State in 2014. Neguse, a Democrat, serves as a board member of New Era Colorado and created the organization with several other recent college graduates in 2006.
While canvassing a neighborhood in Pueblo Colorado for Pueblo United For Angela, a volunteer was arrested on a failure to appear warrant which may be related to a domestic violence charge. Elric Franco went door to door in the 1600 block of Bunker Hill located in the east side neighborhood of Pueblo and asked residents who had signed the petition to recall Colorado State Senator Angela to rescind their signatures.
Despite attempts by local union voices to claim that teachers are fleeing Douglas County, the school district announced today that it will hire a projected 150 additional teachers for the coming school year.