Daily Archives: December 9, 2015

Lp.org: Florida Libertarian success! Major deregulation of vehicles for hire industry

From Lp.org:

                                                                           Jared Grifoni, LPCC Chairman, speaks at the
Collier Board of County Commissioners on Dec. 8
Jared Grifoni speaking at Board of County Commissioners CC (12-8-15)(photo from vidto)

Collier County Libertarians did much more than just say “no” to more Big Government. They responded to threats of regulating Uber and other ride-sharing services with a bold proposal to deregulate the entire taxi industry—and won!

They sealed their victory on December 8 when the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) voted 4-1 to finalize an earlier provisional decision. Continue reading

Andrea Merida to Rep. Jared Polis: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It

A coalition of Boulder County voters, including Green Party of Colorado members, sit in at Rep. Jared Polis’ office to protest the TPP and Fast Track.

From the Green Party of Colorado, a letter to the editor printed at the Boulder Weekly:

All across the state, Coloradans are expressing their deep disappointment in Rep. Jared Polis’ vote to support [Nov. 19] SAFE Act, which adds yet another layer to an already years-long process of admitting refugees into the United States, in the wake of the bombing of Syria. Continue reading

Libertarian Party of Kentucky, and Constitution Party of Kentucky, File Lawsuit on Definition of “Party”

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On December 4, the Libertarian Party and the Constitution Party filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky definition of a qualified party. The case is Libertarian Party of Kentucky v Grimes, e.d. 3:15cv-86. Continue reading

Party for Socialism and Liberation Statement on the Venezuelan Election

PSL statement posted to Liberation News:

The outcome of the December 6, 2015 National Assembly elections in Venezuela is a major victory for the right-wing forces of counter-revolution and U.S. imperialism, and a severe blow to the governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and the Left in Latin America. Continue reading

Three Individuals Seeking Reform Party’s Presidential Nomination

Lynn S. Kahn

According to an email received from Reform Party national chairman David Collison, three individuals are currently declared as seeking the Reform Party’s presidential nomination: Ed Chlapowski, Ken Cross, and Lynn Kahn. IPR previously reported on Cross, the party’s 2012 vice presidential nominee, here. The party is currently conducting an internal poll to gauge member support for the candidates. Continue reading