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Photo essay: Town meeting and the joy of old spaces
Not to sound like an old crank, but I miss the old town meeting places. The wainscoting, the drapes from a different era, the dark wood floors – even the old man in the plaid shirt, pipe in hand, in front of the old pot-bellied stove.Another town meeting season ends today, and I know the pot-bellied...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Democracy Meetings Photography Voting Season City and town halls Meeting Stove
How to make your voice heard in Washington
Since the November elections, we’ve seen unprecedented numbers of Americans speaking out on public policy. Voters want to influence their lawmakers on high-stakes issues from healthcare to climate change, education to immigration, foreign affairs to trade policy. The question, for many, is how...
1225 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Congress Meetings Legislature Legislator Legislation Voting United States Capitol Legislators
Republican US Rep. Amash's town hall gets contentious
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of people packed a Grand Rapids school auditorium for the chance to pose, and in many cases shout, questions to Republican U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (uh-MOSH') of Michigan.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | High school Meetings United States Congress New Jersey TheStart Middle school Atmosphere Meeting
Room scheduling software? Heck yeah, EMS Software is from Centennial!
EMS Software sells a system that can organize orders, integrate video conferences and virtual meetings, and manage a company's real estate. The Centennial-based company started out creating a system to reserve meeting rooms electronically.
5 points by The Denver Post | Colorado Meetings Colorado State University Rooms University of Colorado at Boulder North Central Association of Colleges and Schools English-language films Meeting
Noisy town hall protests show how the left is trying out tea party tactics to fight Trump
There has been no shortage of opportunities for the anti-Trump left to vent their angst since the president took office: Women’s marches, airport protests and impromptu rallies have become a near-daily feature of life in cities across California and the nation. But people have also begun showing...
614 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Congress Tea Party protests Protest Member of Congress United States House of Representatives Town meeting Meetings Tom McClintock
Coming this week in Harford County – Feb. 6-12
Public meetings and events planned in Harford County for Monday, Feb. 6 through Sunday, Feb. 12: Monday, Feb, 6 – The Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners will hold a regular town meeting, preceded by a public hearing on a resolution to adopt new lease rates for the Armory. Commissioners meeting...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Harford County Maryland Local government in the United States Havre de Grace Maryland Mayor Meetings County United States Municipality
Protesters give chase at Saturday GOP events
Protesters target Ryan, McClintock and Fischer.
800 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States Protest President United States Congress Donald Trump Civil disobedience United States House of Representatives Meetings
Hundreds of people showed up for a town hall with California's Rep. Tom McClintock, and things got intense
Essential Politics: Protesters ask GOP lawmaker to keep Obamacare, Schwarzenegger takes aim at Trump Feb. 4, 2017, 6:23 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Hundreds of protesters urged Palmdale Rep. Steve...
7020 points by Los Angeles Times | Protest Meetings United States Congress United States House of Representatives Riot Civil disobedience Member of Congress Town meeting
Police escort congressman after rowdy California town hall
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Congressman Tom McClintock, a Republican from California, faced a rowdy crowd at a packed town hall meeting in Northern California, and had to be escorted by police as protesters followed him shouting, "Shame on you!"
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Sacramento California California The Sacramento Bee Meetings James McClatchy Northern California Sacramento metropolitan area California Gold Rush