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We hope you can join us for our next Citizens On Tap, an informal gathering of friends and colleagues seeking mutual understanding over a pint of beer (or wine…?) If you are in the D.C. metro / Northern Virginia area, please stop by and enjoy the fun, This Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Hunan One in Arlington, VA. Meet us at the bar and check in. The first round is on us.

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The first 50 people to attend will receive a free t-shirt from Citizens in Charge Foundation AND a free book from the Leadership Institute!

We hope you can join us for our next Citizens On Tap, an informal gathering of friends and colleagues seeking mutual understanding over a pint of beer (or wine…?) If you are in the D.C. metro / Northern Virginia area, please stop by and enjoy the fun, Today, Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at Hunan One in Arlington, VA. Meet us at the bar and check in. The first round is on us.

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Please RSVP to Trevor@CitizensInCharge.org

Oklahoma Governor Says No

Sat, Jun 6 2009 by Anonymous

Today Oklahoma Governor Henry vetoed HB 2246, a bill that would have extended the period to collect signatures from 90 days to one year.

Activists are upset with this latest development as Oklahoma currently has the most restrictive ballot initiative and referendum process in the nation. The bill would have gone a long way in improving the states process.

UPDATE: Join us TODAY for Citizens On Tap

Wed, May 6 2009 by Anonymous

We hope you can join us for today for Citizens On Tap, an informal gathering of friends and colleagues seeking mutual understanding over a pint of beer (or wine…?) If you are in the D.C. metro area, please stop by and enjoy the fun today, Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at Tortilla Coast. Meet us at the bar and check in. The first round is on us.

Please RSVP to Trevor@CitizensInCharge.org

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UPDATE: Jacob Wins CPAC’s Courage Under Fire

Wed, Mar 4 2009 by Anonymous

Here are some pictures from last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).CPAC Paul Jacob

As you know Paul Jacob, President of Citizens in Charge Foundation, was presented with the “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award” from CPAC forhis commitment to citizen-led reform. CPAC highlighted his recent fight to uphold initiative rights in Oklahoma, where he had been indicted for helping citizens gather signatures for a state spending cap measure.

This evening, Paul Jacob, President of Citizens in Charge Foundation, was presented with the “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award” from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Jacob was honored by CPAC for his commitment to citizen-led reform and his recent fight to uphold initiative rights in Oklahoma, where he had been indicted for helping citizens gather signatures for a state spending cap measure.

Join Us This Saturday at CPAC

Mon, Feb 23 2009 by Anonymous

CPACJoin us on Saturday, February 28th from 2:00 - 3:30 pm EST at a unique interactive event during CPAC entitled “Love Taking Charge?: The Common Sense Tool for Kickin’ * One State at a Time.” (View on FaceBook)

Beyond Party Politics: Transpartisan Alliance

Fri, Feb 20 2009 by Anonymous

A powerful tool for all Americans to create citizen led reform is the ballot initiative and referendum (I&R) process.

Used by citizens from all ideological points of view across the nation, I&R, empowers the voters to improve their community.

A Gravel-ly Voice on Change

Fri, Feb 6 2009

Mike Gravel won’t go away. The fringe Democratic presidential candidate turned fringe libertarian candidate thundered away Thursday morning at the National Press Club, as he joined a panel brought together by the Citizens in Charge Foundation.

“The people intuitively know they’re being screwed,” spouted Gravel.

Paul JacobEmpowering citizen activism is at the core of what Citizens in Charge Foundation is trying to do.