On Monday, April 9th, the Affordable Housing Team of the Larimer County League of Women Voters held a very timely and informative forum with a panel of experts answering the above question. If you were unable to attend, please read this front page, cover story from the Loveland Reporter-Herald to hear their answers. Thank you … More Is Home Ownership Still a Possibility?
Jane Hamburger wrote: Did you know there are seven (7) water districts in the Northern Colorado Front Range? They are: West Fort Collins East Larimer County Sunset Water District City of Fort Collins Utilities Water Fort Collins Loveland Water District Spring Canyon Water District North Weld County Water District. Each district has its own local … More How Can I Affect My Water District?
Larimer County – The Affordable Housing Team of the Larimer League of Women Voter has stepped forward to schedule a public meeting for Monday, April 9, 2018, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Harmony Library, 4616 S. Shields Street in Fort Collins to discuss this problem. “Affordable Home Ownership? Over the past few years, … More Is Home Ownership Still a Possibility?
The League’s Events Planning Team Presents Oil and Gas Wells – featuring Jason Elkins, City of Longmont Engineer Please join us on March 19 at 11:30 in the Coloradoan Community Room, 1300 Riverside Avenue, Fort Collins. Learn what the City of Longmont is doing to protect the health and safety of its residents from the … More Oil and Gas Wells Presentation
The League’s Events Planning Team is presenting a Community Conversation on March 19 at 11:30, in the Coloradoan Community Room, 1300 Riverside Avenue, Fort Collins. Learn what the City of Longmont is doing to protect the health and safety of its residents from the impacts of oil and gas wells, and the associated pipelines. Jason … More Oil and Gas Wells – What We Don’t Know Can Harm Us
Medicare for All has been called socialized medicine. It is not. In socialized medicine doctors and hospitals work for the government (e.g. Veterans’ Administration). Conversely, in a Medicare for All (single payer) system, doctors are in private practice and are paid on a fee-for-service basis from government funds, just as with the current Medicare. The … More Medicare for All is NOT Socialized Medicine
The following letter was submitted to Fort Collins City Council: I am writing to you on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County to urge you to retain Oil and Gas as a priority on the City’s 2018 State legislative priority list. As you know, O&G-related issues continue to be front and … More League Urges City Leadership to Prioritize Oil and Gas Risk Management
Our November selection for the informed voters book club is Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. While evictions used to be rare, they are becoming increasingly common. The devastating effects of evictions spread throughout communities. Join us on November 8 at Old Firehouse Books from 6:30-8:00 PM to discuss the … More Book Club Reads: Evicted
The following letter was submitted in the Coloradoan, the Reporter-Herald, and the Collegian. Vote411.org, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County voter information website, provides unbiased information for informed choices. You can register to vote, or check/edit your registration. With your address as input, Vote 411 displays personalized ballot information. Candidates introduce themselves, their … More Local Elections Matter: October Soapbox
In June, the Harmony Library hosted a workshop presented by the League of Women Voters of Larimer County on civic engagement. Attendees, across the political spectrum, were eager to learn how they could talk, write, or otherwise advocate for issues so that others would listen. You can read about the workshop on an earlier post … More Soapbox: Listen So Others Will Talk