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1 year 6 months ago

Obama orders commission to address voting issues

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed an executive order establishing a presidential commission to address voting issues. Obama announced his plans to create the commission last month in his State of the Union address. The top lawyer for Obama's re-election campaign, Bob Bauer, will co-chair the commission with...

3 years 8 months ago

Volunteers needed in government

The City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County are asking for volunteers to serve on various boards and commissions. Colorado Springs: Liquor and Beer Licensing Board The City is looking for one volunteer to serve on the Liquor and Beer Licensing Board. The Board conducts public...

3 years 11 months ago

4 deaths prompt Graco stroller recall

Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports of four infant strangulations in the strollers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Wednesday, said the infant strangulations occurred between 2003 and 2005. The strollers being recalled are older versions of the...

4 years 3 months ago

Fake collection agency calls may come from overseas

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said Tuesday his office has received reports of fraudulent and threatening debt-collection calls. The calls often involve a supposed payday loan debt consumers have allegedly incurred. The callers, who resort to threatening tactics, use a variety of business names and have even invoked the Office...

4 years 4 months ago

Volunteers needed for historic preservation

If you have a love of history, here's an opportunity to make a difference. The City of Colorado Springs needs volunteers to serve on the Historic Preservation Board. This board advises City Council in implementing the Historic Preservation program for the City. Meetings take place on the first...

4 years 6 months ago

Volunteers sought for ethics commission

The City of Colorado Springs is looking for two volunteers to serve on the Independent Ethics Commission. This commission is appointed by City Council to review ethics complaints and inquiries submitted by citizens through the City Attorney. Complaints may involve elected officials, or appointees to boards, committees, or commissions. ...

4 years 7 months ago

Safety commission warns crib makers

The makers of children's products are hearing a stern warning from one of the nation's top safety officials. The head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission says the makers of toys, cribs and other children's products need to put safety first. If not, she says, they'll face possible fines, lawsuits...

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