republicans en A Conversation with Republican Governors <p>McCloskey Speaker Series - A Conversation with Republican Governors</p><p>A panel of Republican governors will address the economy, how they are building skills for a 21st century workforce and share their ideas for improving their state’s education, tax and immigration policies.&nbsp; Featured special guests include: Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina, and Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin. The event will be moderated by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22098 at A Conversation with Republican Governors Christie, Governors On Immigrant Kids, Republican Image <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 115%;">A handful of Republican governors spoke on a panel at the Aspen Institute last night to a packed house. That included New Jersey governor and 2016 presidential hopeful Chris Christie. Improving government was the top theme of the night--- and some trash talk about the Democratic Party.</span></p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:48:50 +0000 Elise Thatcher 22079 at Christie, Governors On Immigrant Kids, Republican Image Pitkin County Caucus Meetings Mark Beginning of Political Season <p></p><p>It’s a mid-term election year and the race is already underway. Tuesday night, Democrats and Republicans in Aspen and around the state held their caucuses. &nbsp;The local parties gathered to assess which candidates could win primary elections later this year. Aspen Public Radio's Elise Thatcher reports on the republican caucus.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:09:09 +0000 Marci Krivonen 15096 at Pitkin County Caucus Meetings Mark Beginning of Political Season Valley Roundup - February 21st, 2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond.</p><p>Carolyn Sackariason, from the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone from the Aspen Times, join us today.</p><p>This week, the evolving story about relocating residents of the Pan and Fork trailer park in Basalt.&nbsp; Eight families remain and their communications with the town are deteriorating.</p><p>In Aspen, a proposed Habitat For Humanity project moves forward.&nbsp;</p><p>And following a bus crash last year, attorneys start digging into the safety record of the Roaring Fork Transit Authority.</p><p>Also today, we talk today with a senior political reporter at <em>Politico</em> about a meeting next week in Colorado of high-end Republican party donors.&nbsp; Organized by a supporter of gay marriage, these GOP donors want to reshape the direction of the party.</p><p>And, on the download with Rob St. Mary – How the web makes it easy to financially support public radio.</p><p>It's all on this week’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:28:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 14618 at Valley Roundup - February 21st, 2014 Who and What To Believe? <p>I spend a lot of time trying to keep myself informed about current political affairs, but it often seems to be a futile effort.&nbsp; The same subject can be reported with wildly divergent information in competing publications.&nbsp; What is the poor reader to do?&nbsp; And how is the public to make any sense of this?</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:14:00 +0000 Frieda Wallison 12594 at Who and What To Believe?