Sean Conway


Fri September 27, 2013

51st State Supporters Press On Despite Flooding Aftermath

Lead in text: 
Bloomberg Businessweek spoke with Weld Commissioner Sean Conway and 51st State Initiative President Tom Gilley in a look at where the new state movement stands after the historic flood and the costly rebuilding efforts.
Source: Businessweek · Via: Grace Hood
Colorado's worst flooding in half a century killed eight people, destroyed thousands of homes and wiped out hundreds of miles of roads, yet it hasn't damped enthusiasm in 11 counties to secede from the state.


Thu July 25, 2013

Weld County Holds First Meeting On 51st State

Most at the meeting favored 51st state idea.
Grace Hood KUNC

About 50 people gathered in Fort Lupton Thursday to weigh in on whether Weld County should band together with several other Colorado counties and form a 51st state.

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Tue July 9, 2013

For The Politically Disenfranchised: A New State Or A Change At The Legislature?

A view inside the dome of the Colorado state capitol.
Kent Landerholm Creative Commons

Weld County Commissioners will now float two ideas at upcoming community meetings aimed at addressing what they say is a growing feeling of rural disenfranchisement from the political process.

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Mon July 1, 2013


Wed June 26, 2013