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 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion 

A response to tragedy

It is difficult to forget or forgive the actions of police in this latest encounter. One policeman applied the excess force that resulted in a death, but the others who observed... — Updated 6/3/2020

 By Karin Hill    News 

Voting machines tested, sample ballots published

By Karin Hill The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office conducted a public Logic and Accuracy test on all ballot counting equipment that will be used for the 2020 Primary Election. This includes the Central Count Optical... — Updated 6/2/2020

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

House Report: Essential - the word of the day

Essential! Have you heard that word lately? The governor, in an attempt to keep us safe, closed all businesses he considered non-essential. Travel has been limited to what is essent... — Updated 5/13/2020

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Helpful Resources for Covid-19

Recommended for Everyone! I was told this is the best source of information on Covid 19: — Updated 4/1/2020 Full story

 By Lois Landgraf    News

The virus is real

By now you've heard enough about the coronavirus to last a life time. Every day there are more details, more rules, and, now, fines and jail time for disobeying those rules. Every... — Updated 3/25/2020


Working to Protect Your Water Sources

By Senator Dennis Hisey (R-Fountain) and Representative Lois Landgraf (R-Fountain) Since the Environmental Protection Agency’s changes in standards in 2016 – our constituents have become some of the most knowledgeable in the... — Updated 3/18/2020

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Paid Family Leave Bill

HB20-1193, GOP House Alternative Family Leave Bill Many Colorado employers are interested in providing a paid leave benefit to their employees for the birth or adoption of a child,... — Updated 3/18/2020


Landgraf townhall to discuss gas tax, questions/concerns

Join Rep. Lois Landgraf (HD21) for a Town Hall meeting this Saturday, March 14, at 10 a.m. at the Fountain Library, 230 S. Main St. Come hear updates on bills she is running and bring your questions and concerns to share.  Among... — Updated 3/11/2020


Rep. Landgraf townhall on water is Saturday

Join Rep. Lois Landgraf on Feb. 15 at the Fountain Library, 230 S. Main St., 10-11 a.m. to hear from local water providers about water issues and the current state legislation for PFAS. Fountain Water has been confirmed as a... — Updated 2/12/2020


Election season under way

Good morning. I hope all are having a nice day. I wanted to start off by reminding everyone that ballots for the 2020 Presidential Primary have been mailed out and you should have... — Updated 2/12/2020

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

NEPA reform will provide boost to CO tourism

There is no question that the economy of Colorado Springs and El Paso County are strongly tied to two things: the U.S. military and tourism. The economic impact of the military is... — Updated 2/12/2020


Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

State legislation to watch This week I'd like to give a brief explanation of upcoming state legislation concerning our PFAS / PFHxS contamination. As this new Bill passes along,... — Updated 1/29/2020

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Honoring A Great Man

Last Friday, January 17th, the Colorado Legislature honored the birthday of the great Martin Luther King. We all know Martin Luther King as a man who fought for civil rights. And... — Updated 1/22/2020


Mary Bradfield Seeks State House District 21 Seat

Mary Bradfield, a long-time Colorado Springs resident and educator, announces her campaign for State Representative, House District 21.  She is running to replace State Rep. Lois... — Updated 11/20/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

More Perspective on Marijuana

Once again, Mr. Lippincott, You are Right! I am writing this evening in response to Mr. Lippincott's guest editorial. I consider both Lippincotts good friends, honorable people who... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Housing as a Social Determinant of Health

  This week, Oct 30, was the first annual Colorado State of Reform Health Policy Conference that took place in Denver. Industry experts and state policy makers from across the stat... — Updated 10/30/2019


Republican Club to Hear From State Rep. Landgraf

On Monday, Oct. 21, the Fountain Valley Republican Club will hear from guest speaker Rep. Lois Landgraf at its monthly meeting at the Fountain IHOP. “Bring your questions about last session in Denver and we’ll talk about the... — Updated 10/16/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

A Lesson in Unintended Consequences

This week I, along with Mary Bradfield, candidate for HD 21, attended a meeting with a representative from United Airlines and their legislative affairs representative. As you may... — Updated 10/9/2019


Planning Commissioner Detra Duncan Seeking Election to Fountain City Council

Community Advocate and Fountain Planning Commissioner Detra Duncan seeking election to Fountain City Council at Large. Detra Duncan first came to City of Fountain 25 years ago. She... — Updated 9/18/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Stop the Medicalization of Marijuana

At the recent National Foundation for Women Legislators Summit on Marijuana, one of the best speakers was Dr. Lynn Perry, AMA Delegate, Colorado Medical Society Chair, Council on... — Updated 8/28/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Marijuana Use Not So Hazy After Passage of New Legislation

Last week I attended the National Foundation of Women Legislator's summit on the Evolution of Marijuana. The event was held in Denver so, as the State Director for the organization... — Updated 8/21/2019


Fountain Voters Will Be Asked To Consider Sales Tax Increase On November's Ballot for Street Improvements

At the Fountain City Council meeting on Aug. 13, the council unanimously approved Resolution No.19-048 which will place a question asking for a sales tax increase on the Nov. 5 ballot for voters in the City of Fountain. The... — Updated 8/21/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

A Little History on Education in Colorado

Starting this week children all over the state will be returning to schools of one type or another. Public, Charter, Home, On-line. One of the greatest benefits to living in... — Updated 8/7/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

A Project in the Works!

A couple of years ago I had an opportunity to travel to San Antonio with others from Colorado to observe a homeless shelter and drug rehab program that a group of citizens and... — Updated 7/24/2019

 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion

Facts About the 4th You May Not Have Known

Every year we celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks, parades, picnics and barbecues. Each year, approximately 150 million hot dogs and 700 million pounds of chicken are consumed... — Updated 7/3/2019


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