Ernest LuningErnest LuningJanuary 22, 20185min1296

A bipartisan organization pushing ballot measures to change the way Colorado draws its legislative and congressional boundaries announced the support Monday of a number of groups representing rural, minority, business and civic reform interests. Fair Districts Colorado, a group chaired by Kent Thiry, the CEO of kidney dialysis giant DaVita Inc., said it now has the backing of Progressive 15 and Action 22, associations representing 37 counties in northeastern and southeastern Colorado, respectively; the African Leadership Group, an advocacy organization for African immigrants; Clean Slate Now, a group devoted to campaign finance reform; and Colorado Concern, an association of some of the state's top business executives.


Ramsey ScottRamsey ScottJanuary 26, 20169min342
Leaders from advocacy groups Club 20, Action 22 and Progressive 15 told The Colorado Statesman they thought the trip helped focus the legislative conversation on the needs of the counties they represent — the 59 counties that often feel slighted by the five urban and suburban counties that dot the I-25 “metro corridor,” from Pueblo […]

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