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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 increase is for funding...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    August 21, 2019 

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 and one of the...

 

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 Colorado is school...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    July 24, 2019

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 donors had created. I...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    July 3, 2019

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 on this day. And...

 

State Officials Thanked for Supporting Bill to Ban Toxic Firefighting Foam Use in Training

Members of the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition are shown with two of the elected officials who helped sponsor and pass a bill banning PFAS AFFF toxic firefighting foam use in training, in...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    June 12, 2019

Harmful to Colorado? You Decide!

As in most things in life, legislation, being good or bad, is in the eye of the beholder. Or, more appropriately, the voter. Below are bills that passed that I think are especially bad for Colorado....

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    May 29, 2019

We Did Kill a Few "Bad Bills" During the 2019 Legislative Session

In spite of what you may hear, the 2019 session was not all bad. I managed to pass 18 bills, several for behavioral health, Physician Assistants, firefighting foam and living donors. And we managed to...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    May 15, 2019

Legislative Wrap-Up II

I think it's fair to say this was the year for mental health legislation. I was proud to run and pass 4 very important bills. HB19-1160 Mental Health Facility Pilot Program The bill will create a...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Reps. Landgraf and Geitner Host Town Hall Meeting Saturday

House District 21 Representaive Lois Landgraf and House District 19 Representative Tim Geitner are having a Town Hall meeting this Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. at VFW Post 6461 in Fountain.  The post is located at 753 S. Santa Fe Ave. “Come meet...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    May 8, 2019

Legislative Wrap-Up #1

Friday, May 3, was the last day of the 2019 legislative session. During this time many bills have come and gone. With a 41 to 24 majority, Democrat-sponsored bills survived while the Republican- spons...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Overreach: Parental and Consumer Rights Under Attack

Every year we see a plethora of good bills and bad. So far, this year, as of day 108, 583 bills have been introduced. Most of those bills are bi-partisan and will pass unanimously. But every once in a...

 

Parental Rights?

Last week the vaccination bill, HV 1312 was heard in the Health and Human Services Committee. The people on the committee started around 2 p.m. in the afternoon and ended after 4 a.m. For 14 hours the...

 

TABOR- Will We Be Fooled Again?

Monday, April 15, is Tax Day. So, it seems like a good time to talk about HB 1257, and our Taxpayer's Bill of Rights. This bill was brought by the Speaker of the House, K.C. Becker. If this passes...

 

State Rep. Landgraf Hosting Town Hall Meeting April 13

State Representative Lois Landgraf will host a town hall meeting Saturday, April 13, for discussion of the Red Flag Bill and the Death Penalty Repeal. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Fountain Library....

 

Families First

We have officially completed 93 days in the legislature and have 27 to go, 549 bills have been introduced. This week we addressed the only activity we are statutorily required to do; we passed the bud...

 

Fire Season is Here

Good morning.  I hope all are well and enjoyed the lovely weather the previous week.  With the warm weather let us not forget that fire season is upon us.  We were reminded of that by...

 

State Rep. Landgraf Hosting Town Hall Meeting April 13

State Representative Lois Landgraf will host a town hall meeting Saturday, April 13, for discussion of the Red Flag Bill and the Death Penalty Repeal. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Fountain Library....

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    April 3, 2019

Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are

We hear it over and over, it's not guns, it's mental health. And the Republicans, including this Republican, vote against any and all gun regulation. Because we know one thing; people kill people,...

 

State Rep. Landgraf Hosting Town Hall Meeting April 13

State Representative Lois Landgraf will host a town hall meeting on Saturday, April 13, for discussion of the Red Flag bill and the Death Penalty Repeal. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Fountain Library....

 

Tyranny of the Majority

Today, March 24th, is officially the 80th day of the 72nd General Assembly. Today 472 bills have been introduced. At this time, I have 15 bills and I am happy to say all but one of my bills have...

 

State Rep. Landgraf Hosting Town Hall Meeting April 13

State Representative Lois Landgraf will host a town hall meeting on Saturday, April 13, for discussion of the Red Flag bill and the Death Penalty Repeal. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Fountain Library...

 

Friends for the Future of Colorado

A few years ago, I, along with several other legislators, former legislators and political activists, started talking about our Republican party and how far it's moved from Ronald Reagan's big tent....

 

Needles, YES! Straws, NO!

Every day, I get hundreds of emails telling me how to vote on various issues. These are usually the issues that make the news; Sex Education, National Popular Vote and The Red Flag Bill, to name just...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    March 6, 2019

Another Controversial Bill and More Late Nights

It's Friday, 9 p.m. and we are still discussing what is being called the Red Flag Bill, House Bill 1177, "Concerning Creation of an Extreme Risk Protection Order." You've heard about this on the...

 

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