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  • Latest Action: Dec 16, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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    • How to influence election outcomes | Free Range Longmont - February 05, 2012 by Ron Forthofer - ... machines for voting stations in poor areas or near to campuses also limits the turnout. Please encourage your senators to support the Democracy Restoration Act (S. 2017) that enfranchises former felons in federal elections.

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      As noted by Ron Forthofer on February 05, 2012, "... machines for voting stations in poor areas or near to campuses also limits the turnout. Please encourage your senators to support the Democracy Restoration Act (S. 2017) that enfranchises former felons in federal elections." (/url?q=http://www.freerangelongmont.com/2012/02/04/election-outcomes/&sa=U&ei=nE8yT_HmEqiPsQLcw4XeBg&ved=0CCgQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNFixMckXadmCYo25-UbZbNYErT4tw)
    • How to influence election outcomes | Free Range Longmont - February 05, 2012 by Ron Forthofer - ... machines for voting stations in poor areas or near to campuses also limits the turnout. Please encourage your senators to support the Democracy Restoration Act (S. 2017) that enfranchises former felons in federal elections.

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      As noted by Ron Forthofer on February 05, 2012, "... machines for voting stations in poor areas or near to campuses also limits the turnout. Please encourage your senators to support the Democracy Restoration Act (S. 2017) that enfranchises former felons in federal elections." (/url?q=http://www.freerangelongmont.com/2012/02/04/election-outcomes/&sa=U&ei=eKkvT6SdIezhsQKl3dSoDg&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNH5wx31IrssVUaXXcB2apFzQKjxFQ)
    • How to influence election outcomes | Free Range Longmont - February 04, 2012 by Ron Forthofer - ... machines for voting stations in poor areas or near to campuses also limits the turnout. Please encourage your senators to support the Democracy Restoration Act (S. 2017) that enfranchises former felons in federal elections.

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      As noted by Ron Forthofer on February 04, 2012, "... machines for voting stations in poor areas or near to campuses also limits the turnout. Please encourage your senators to support the Democracy Restoration Act (S. 2017) that enfranchises former felons in federal elections." (/url?q=http://www.freerangelongmont.com/2012/02/04/election-outcomes/&sa=U&ei=WctIT_-wHan2sQKZg6T5BQ&ved=0CDQQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFsfuzLFTcPdT9mCXqGSZ9RVqGUBQ)

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      As noted by Brandon Sun on July 28, 2012, "The last component of Brandon’s 2017 Canada Summer Games bid package has now been sealed in a box and is en route to the Canada Games Council. “I think we have had very good discussions with the Canada Games Council around our venues and we have strong" (http://www.brandonsun.com/local/bid-committee-eager-to-meet-with-canada-games-officials-164109826.html?thx=y)
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      As noted by CNBC on July 23, 2012, "Fitch has deconsolidated these projects in its rating analysis. Fitch notes the restrictive payment basket under NRG's 2017 unsecured notes is significantly enhanced as the company issues equity to close the transaction. This will accord management ..." (http://www.cnbc.com/id/48293774/TEXT_Fitch_Places_NRG_s_and_GenOn_s_IDR_on_Watch_Negative_Following_Merger_Announcement)
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      As noted by Bloomberg on July 19, 2012, "Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc RNS Number : 0551I Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 19 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER ..." (http://www.bloomberg.com/article/2012-07-19/ai_lKvBqrkQ8.html)
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