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Sex offender lives at home of state Rep. Randy Baumgardner

Republican state Rep. Randy Baumgardner, who voted against a comprehensive rewrite of the state’s sex-offender registration laws, has a convicted sex offender living at his house.

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Baumgardner’s Arizona border trip ignites Colorado immigration debate

Rep. Randy Baumgardner recently spent about six days in Arizona with 10 other Republican state legislators. The Republican from Hot Sulphur Springs said “there’s a very good possibility there will be legislation drafted” regarding immigration laws in Colorado’s 2011 legislative session.

State legislators opposing Hatch Act in small communities

Two state representatives want to push a federal law out of small communities. In March, Rep. Randy Baumgardner, R- Hot Sulphur Springs, and Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, began investigating a solution to problems caused by the Hatch Act in Craig, Steamboat Springs and other communities after hearing concerns from residents.

State, congressional candidates to discuss platforms Sunday

At last week’s Moffat County Republican Central Committee Lincoln Day Dinner at the Holiday Inn of Craig, several candidates running for office in November’s election had a chance to speak to a Moffat County audience. Some of those candidates will have another opportunity Sun­­day.

Chairman: Fundraiser could have ‘surprises’

Speakers set for Moffat County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday night

John Ponikvar, Moffat County Republican Central Committee Chairman, said there may be some revelations at this year’s Lincoln Day Dinner. The dinner, scheduled for Saturday night, seeks to raise funds for the Republican Party’s local, state and federal candidates, and serves as a platform for residents wishing to announce their candidacies.

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