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Sandoval runs for State House
Valley Courier ^ | Jan 14 | RUTH HEIDE

Posted on 01/17/2006 7:39:37 PM PST by george76

Conejos County Commissioner John Sandoval, a Republican, announces his candidacy for Colorado House District 62...

Currently held by Democrat Rafael Gallegos.

The Conejos county commissioner said he believed his experience as a commissioner for the last few years and previously as an Antonito town councilman prepared him for this political step.

Sandoval listed several priorities he has set for himself as state representative:

1) Water.

2) TABOR (Taxpayer Amendment Bill of Rights).

3) Colorado Constitution. Sandoval said Colorado is one of the top three states whose constitution is most easily changed.

...“I don’t think that’s a good thing.” He said Colorado needs to make it more difficult to make changes to its constitution.

Sandoval used the example of the constitutional change regarding Black Bear hunting.

The result was the bear-to-human contacts skyrocketed and people were wondering why they were having so much trouble with bears, Sandoval said.

“My intention is to run for governor by the time I am 50 years old,” ...

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TOPICS: Agriculture; Business/Economy; Local News; Outdoors; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: bearhunting; blackbear; candidacy; coloconstitution; colorado; constitution; eminentdomain; governor; house; hunting; republican; sandoval; tabor; water

1 posted on 01/17/2006 7:39:40 PM PST by george76
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To: george76

More bear rugs! More bear rugs!

2 posted on 02/10/2006 10:56:45 PM PST by SunkenCiv ([singing] Kaboom, kaboom, ya da da da da da, ya da da da da da...)
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To: SunkenCiv

We need more bear rugs.

The black population has been exploding. The teenager bears have been kicked out of the overcrowded forests by the bigger adult bears.

Now these teenager bears are trying to move into our homes.

We have been here longer than those bears.

3 posted on 02/11/2006 8:35:56 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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