Las Vegas

Oct 30, 2012

Why do we need a local bill of rights?

Why do we need a local bill of rights?

Democracy School attendee Priscilla Stuckey on “Why do we need a local bill of rights?”

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Apr 3, 2012

KUNM: Las Vegas Passes Ban on Drilling

KUNM: Las Vegas Passes Ban on Drilling

Sidsel Overgaard of KUNM New Mexico’s Community Powered Public Radio reports on Las Vegas, New Mexico’s historic action to pass a Community Bill of Rights ordinance to protect their water and prohibit shale gas drilling and fracking.

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Apr 3, 2012

Las Vegas Optic: Anti-fracking law adopted

Las Vegas Optic: Anti-fracking law adopted

The Las Vegas, NM, City Council adopted a Community Bill of Rights ordinance establishing rights to clean water and to local self-government, banning fracking as a violation of those rights. Residents filled council chambers in support of the measure.

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Mar 29, 2012

Las Vegas Optic: Support for city’s ‘rights’ ordinance

Las Vegas Optic: Support for city’s ‘rights’ ordinance

Community members in Las Vegas, NM, urge support for their Las Vegas Community Bill of Rights and Local Self-Government Ordinance, which bans fracking.

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