LITTLETON | Grandview’s young girls basketball team made its long wait to start the 2014-15 season worth it by winning the 2014 Dakota Ridge Tournament. Tipping-off 10 days after the first day teams were allowed to open regular season play, the Wolves finished off a 3-0 run in their season-opening tournament with a 66-56 victory […]
“This victory happened because people in Louisiana voted for a government that serves us, that does not tell us what to do,” Cassidy said in Baton Rouge, the state capital.
“I didn’t get sucked into the system of Washington,” she said in an interview with The Associated Press. “I didn’t become a politician. I was a constitutional conservative.”
“We’re not going to go out looking for them, but we’re not going to run from them either,” he said.
The back-and-forth wrangling underscored the muscle election boards can flex when criticizing the state’s new election law — passed by Democrats last year — instead of signing off on the results without a fuss
Among the lower profile items on the agenda are renewing the government’s terrorism risk insurance program and extending the ban on state and federal taxes on access to the Internet.
“I look forward to the new Republican majority taking up and passing the Keystone jobs bill early in the new year,” the Kentucky Republican said Tuesday, shortly after the bill fell one vote short of the 60 votes needed to advance. He was joined by incoming Senate Energy Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, who said the fight wasn’t over.
“They’re actually going to have to listen to us,” said Loveland Rep. Brian DelGrosso, the GOP leader in the House, where Democrats will hold a 34-31 majority, compared with the 37-28 lead they had two years ago.
“It is disappointing,” said Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan, who was behind a similar ballot initiative rejected by Aurora voters in 2012. “We hope that the economy keeps improving and that more money comes in that we can allocate to public works and transportation-related projects, or we’re going to have to look hard at taking money away from other projects and putting it into transportation projects.”