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Philp: Calling out local governments is crucial to setting the right example

Alan Philp

There is no question America is witnessing unprecedented dysfunction in government. Whether it’s the hyper partisanship in Washington that has led to record-low Congressional approvals or the growing frustrations coming from a divided government in the Colorado State Capitol, citizens are losing trust in their leaders. As these frustrations mount, we often look to our […]

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Lamar could bypass state highway plan with private toll road

One of the big reasons House Speaker Crisanta Duran wants to get a statewide transportation deal done this session is so big cities don’t break off to pay for local needs and leave places such as Lamar behind. Prowers County on the Eastern Plains isn’t taking a back seat. The County Commission talked last week […]

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BARTELS: Secretary of State Williams talks elections with Prowers County clerk, residents

Secretary of State Wayne Williams met Tuesday with local residents and Prowers County Clerk Jana Coen in the second stop of three town-hall meetings in southeastern Colorado. “It was good,” Coen said, of the secretary’s visit to Lamar. “He asked if his office was providing the services we need, and I told him they are.” […]

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