Join City Club of Denver on September 28th for a debate
of the pros and cons of ballot measures 60, 61 and 101. Natalie Menten from Colorado Spending Transparency will speak in favor of the measures;
Kelly Brough, CEO, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce will speak in
opposition. Adam Schrager, Channel 9 News, will moderate.
Greg and Kelly will each have 10 minutes to state their
positions. Following their opening remarks, 45 minutes will be allocated
to questions. Mr. Schrager will insure there is adequate opportunity for
audience questions as well as for questions between the participants. The
program will end with each participant having 5 minutes for closing comments.
Menten is the volunteer campaign coordinator for
Amendments 60, 61 and 101. She is a Lakewood grasssroots community activist having recently led the petition
drive to repeal the Lakewood grocery tax and assist property owners facing
Brough was elected CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Board in
August 2009. Prior to her selection she was Chief of Staff for the City
and County of Denver. She had also served as Deputy Chief of Staff,
Director of the Office of Accountability and Reform, Personnel Analyst and
Director of Human Resources. Brough created the first pay-for-performance
program for Denver employees.
She holds bachelor's degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice
from Montana State University and a Master's of Business Administration from
the University of Colorado at Denver.Buffet
Schrager covers politics for KUSA-TV/9NEWS, the NBC affiliate in Denver and
hosts YOUR SHOW, a public affairs
program every Sunday morning. In twenty years in the business, he has won
numerous broadcast journalism accolades, including more than twenty Emmy
awards. He has a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Michigan
and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University.
Schrager’s first book, The Principled Politician:
The Ralph Carr Story, has been featured by The National Archives and
praised by historians and politicians nationwide. The biography, which
chronicles former Colorado governor Ralph Carr’s defense of Japanese Americans
after Pearl Harbor, led state lawmakers to name the new state justice center
and a Colorado state highway after Carr. His second book, The Blueprint: How the Democrats Won Colorado and Why Republicans
Everywhere Should Care has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and The
Washington Post and endorsed by people across the political spectrum.
Schrager, his wife, and their two children live in the Denver area.
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