Ohio Court of Appeals Denies the People’s Right to Local Community Self-Government Affirms corporate “rights” and state preemption over community rights in Broadview Hts. March 8, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tish O’Dell, Ohio Community Rights Network President, (OHCRN) [email protected] 404-838-5272 BROADVIEW HTS, OH: Last week, the eighth appellate court […]
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The People of Barrington, NH, Vote in Community Rights at Town Meeting Mar 8, 2016 Residents subordinate corporate interests to Community Rights, ban unsustainable projects FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE http://celdf.org/2016/03/press-release-the-people-of-barrington-nh-vote-in-community-rights-at-town-meeting/ CONTACT: Michelle Sanborn 603-524-2468 [email protected] BARRINGTON, NH: Tonight, residents at Town Meeting in Barrington, NH, voted 795 to 759 to adopt a […]
January 2016 Contact: Tom Groover, [email protected] | 303-709-3327 www.nationalcommunityrightsnetwork.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2016 National Community Rights Network endorses proposed New Hampshire state constitutional amendment NHCRN Proposed State Constitutional Amendment Would Guarantee the Right of Local Community Self-Government The National Community Rights Network […]
Contact: Tom Groover, [email protected], 303-709-3327 www.nationalcommunityrightsnetwork.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2015 The 12 member Board of Directors of the National Community Rights Network (NCRN) met at Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO in October for their annual meeting during which they approved a proposed 28th amendment to the US […]
Contact: Tom Groover, [email protected] / 303-709-3327 / www.nationalcommunityrightsnetwork.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2015 The National Community Rights Network (NCRN) Board of Directors has endorsed the Youngstown Community Bill of Rights Charter Amendment that will be on the November 3, 2015 ballot in Youngstown, Ohio. This charter amendment was written […]
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 | By Mario Vasquez | Truthout Report Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles have become the local-level vanguard in the fight for a $15-an-hour minimum wage, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that he would be introducing legislation for a statewide $15-an-hour minimum wage […]
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Contact: Cindy Kudlik: ckudlik at yahoo.com, 603-780-4511 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2015 NEW HAMPSHIRE: This month, the National Community Rights Network (NCRN) endorsed Barrington, New Hampshire’s Community Bill of Rights Ordinance. The rights- based ordinance secures the rights of residents to clean water, air, and scenic preservation, and bans […]
By Thomas Linzey | Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 | In These Times Even as hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) has spread rapidly in communities across the United States, there’s a sense that communities are gaining traction to stem this tide. But the reality on the ground—despite news headlines—says otherwise. For example, in […]
By Zack Lemon THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH • Thursday July 2, 2015 7:45 PM A group of environmentalists wants to change the Columbus City Charter to ban fracking or any other oil and gas drilling in the city.But if the city’s petition process doesn’t stop them, recent court rulings likely will. […]