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Are Democrats in Colorado Threatening Sheriffs with Lower Salaries because of their support for gun ownership?
Here is something that received from Colorado State Representative Lori Saine:
Sheriff Maketa is filing charges with the AG, we will see where this leads. Apparently he is the only one to have received the email. If this is true, there will be no doubt we have a totally gangster government.
Here is a quote from the video:
The Senate dem leadership is very upset with the sheriffs and their opposition to the gun control bills. And there is another bill that has been put off and put off and that is the salary commission which makes recommendations to the legislature for the pay of sheriffs and other country elected officials. And as you know Jeff, my pay is actually by the legislature. Well, Governor Ritter under his tenure created a commission that would study these salaries and come forward with fact backed recommendations. Now this salary bill has no effect on me, but the Dems have been dangling it out there and refusing to follow their own created commission's recommendations and they have put it off for two years and basically in that email it said sheriffs the Senate majority leadership are very upset with your testimony and opposition on the gun bills . . . they are stating . . . we should reconsider our positions to gain a more favorable light for salary support from the Dems. . . .
Sheriffs haven't apparently gotten a raise since 2006.