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Posts Tagged ‘campaign finance’

Here’s Your Homework

Here’s Your Homework

At the Blue Line we're not inclined to tell you how to vote but instead help you access the information you need to make an informed decision. To that end, here are some resources: NEW: Musings on the election, by Richard Valenty NEW: A [...]

BIFF Films: “You’ve been moved. Now get Moving.”

BIFF Films: “You’ve been moved.  Now get Moving.”

The Annual Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) has a motto for their Call 2 Action films – “You've been moved. Now get moving.” A group of environmental and social justice films are part of the BIFF Call 2 Action program – films [...]

Xcel Pumps Another $250,000 Into Anti-2B/2C Campaign

Xcel Pumps Another $250,000 Into Anti-2B/2C Campaign

With just a few days left before ballots are due, there is no sign of Xcel letting up in its campaign to defeat Boulder's municipalization efforts. According to campaign finance reports filed today, Xcel Energy contributed an additional $250,000 to [...]

Xcel Continues to Outspend Pro-2B & 2C Groups

Xcel Continues to Outspend Pro-2B & 2C Groups

Xcel Energy and the Boulder Smart Energy Coalition (BSEC) spent almost exactly 10 times the amount that pro-2B & 2C groups spent since campaign finance reporting began in August.  The reports, which were due today, show election contributions [...]

Xcel Energy Has Contributed $456,263 to Anti-Municipalization Efforts

Xcel Energy Has Contributed $456,263 to Anti-Municipalization Efforts

According to election filings made public today, Xcel Energy has contributed almost half a million dollars to two groups fighting Ballot Issues 2B & 2C: the Xcel Energy Issue Committee and the Boulder Smart Energy Coalition (BSEC).  The [...]

Fair Elections Now

Fair Elections Now

The Fair Elections Now Act for Congressional Campaigns In March 2009, the Fair Elections Now Act (S. 752 and H.R. 1826) was introduced in the Senate by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and in the House of Representatives by [...]