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US 36 Privatization 50-Year Contract to be Signed

Attend the “US 36 Freedom Rally!” at CDOT Headquarters – help stop the signing of the 50-year US 36 privatization contract 12 noon Weds February 19, 2014 ***All attendees will receive a Colorado flag   CDOT Headquarters 4201 E. Arkansas Avenue Denver, CO 80222 Note: While powerful, this rally will be peaceful and non-violent  **Click here to share on on…

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CDOT Rejects Senator’s Request for 60 Day Review on US 36 Privatization Contract- Deal with Plenary Group of Australia and Goldman Sachs to Proceed

**Contract authorizes CDOT to take action against toll protesters on US 36 (click here to download press release) (click here to download CDOT photo for publication) (For Immediate Release Denver, CO – Feb 7, 2014) Despite contract terms that put Colorado taxpayers at high risk of financial loss and a request from 14 Colorado Senators…

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US 36 fifty-year privatization contract: Terms described as risky and a threat to the economic future of Colorado

- Colorado Senate and House reject opportunity to read the contract before signing Attend the US 36 Privatization Town Hall, 5pm Friday, January 31, 2014, Boulder, CO – (click here for invitation) Sign the Change.org petition for Colorado senators and house representatives to read the US 36 privatization contract prior to the signing of the 50…

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Freeze on US 36 privatization contract signing called for- Department of Justice asked to investigate influence of corporate lobbyists on House Chair of Transportation, Glenn Vaad

(download media release) Freeze on US 36 privatization contract signing called for- Department of Justice asked to investigate influence of corporate lobbyists on House Chair of Transportation, Glenn Vaad (Denver, CO – Jan 27, 2014) “The crown jewels of Colorado infrastructure- our public highways including US 36 and I-70- are being stolen. And it is…

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Highway 36 Fifty Year Privatization Contract to Sign Soon: Call for Public Review and Colorado Legislature Approval

For Immediate Release: Jan 23, 2014 Highway 36 Fifty Year Privatization Contract to Sign Soon: Call for Public Review and Colorado LegislatureApproval (Download Media Release as pdf)  (Denver, CO)  While the controversy over the rapid privatization of Colorado public highways continues to escalate, a seemingly secretive fifty year contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars, known…

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ALEC & Xcel Scheming Behind Closed Doors?

Xcel Energy, an active member of the corporate lobbying organization the American Legislative Exchange Council through 2010, quit ALEC in 2011 to avoid negative publicity. The ALEC business model allows corporate lobbyists to pay $7,000 to $25,000 per year to write draft legislation behind closed doors with state lawmakers. State lawmakers then take the corporate lobbyist’s legislation back to the state…