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August 27, 2014
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Colorado’s death penalty an unjust joke
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August 27, 2014

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Colorado PERA’s “pensionomics” nonsense
By Joshua Sharf
August 25, 2014
If PERA hadn’t taken the money in the first place, then the taxpayers and the government workers could have bought stocks and bonds themselves. Instead of having to give money to PERA, state government workers ought to be allowed to keep their own pension savings (like private sector employees can do in an IRA).
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Hickenlooper suggests full clemency an option if death penalty becomes too big an issue
By Todd Shepherd
August 23, 2014
“…if somehow they won, there are obviously remedies that the governor can do, you know, I could give it a full clemency between election day…”
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Flawed report reflects drug warriors’ desperation to discredit Colorado’s re-legalization of marijuana
By Jacob Sullum
August 20, 2014
Again, don’t make the rookie mistake of assuming that “marijuana-related” incidents are related to marijuana.
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Denver transit-oriented developments reflect planners’ misguided mania for density
By Randal O'Toole
August 14, 2014
In short, TODs are a counterproductive hoax urban planners are playing on residents of the Denver area.
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Romanoff led students on “chalking” expedition to Coffman’s office
By Todd Shepherd
August 13, 2014
The political protest ended when the building manager, Quyet Dang, arrived in the parking lot and told the crew if they didn’t clean up the chalk he would call the police.
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Why rapid-buses are preferable to rail transit
By Randal O'Toole
August 12, 2014
It turns out that, outside of Manhattan and possibly Chicago, there is no urban area in America that needs any kind of rail transit at all.
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Hickenlooper wrote “long…fawning” letter to former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg
By Todd Shepherd
August 10, 2014
“…every big city mayor that I know, thinks that he’ll go down as one of the greatest mayors, not just in New York, but in the history of the United States.”
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Loveland voters say “no” to anti-energy development extremists
By Jon Haubert
July 8, 2014
When voters have the facts on fracking, they are more than capable of making an informed decision about this critical economic driver and shown the courage to rebuff attempts by extremists to outlaw fracking.
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Colorado’s PERA shortchanging state workers and taxpayers
By Joshua Sharf
June 23, 2014
By encouraging people to work until 60, and then retire soon thereafter, PERA deprives the government and the taxpayer of some of its most experienced employees’ services.
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State agencies stonewall, stall on deleted emails of key bureaucrat
By Todd Shepherd
June 18, 2014
There are three significant problems here, not even considering that state government workers with the title “Public Information Officer” purposefully evaded their foremost task of providing information to the public.
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Governor Hickenlooper reignites Mayor Bloomberg controversy
By Todd Shepherd
June 15, 2014
“The governor talked to many people on all sides of the gun issue. For example, he hosted NRA President David Keene in his office for a meeting, and he talked to Mayor Bloomberg on the phone.”
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Alleged robbery at Mayor’s office generated no report
By Complete Colorado
April 28, 2014
The Denver Post had a great report this weekend about a new 911 protocol, headlined, “‘Dignitaries’ get enhanced 911 response in wake of new Denver rules.” The Post reports that in October of last year, the Mayor’s office had to wait over 30 minutes for a cop to be dispatched to his offices on a […]
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Westminster landlords might be compelled to deliver voter registration forms
By Complete Colorado
April 25, 2014
Monday, April 28th, the Westminster City Council will meet, and according to the agenda posted online by the city, an interesting voting registration measure will be on the docket. The council will consider a proposal that would require all landlords within the city to deliver a voter registration form when also delivering the property to […]
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Thompson BOE meets for first time since disruption, arguments over public comment
By Complete Colorado
March 19, 2014
An angry March 5 Thompson School District Board of Education meeting that erupted over the question of public comment ended in catcalls, applause, and plentiful use of the chair’s gavel as revealed in video of the meeting. The Loveland Reporter-Herald’s education reporter, Alex Burness, provides background on the brouhaha: Buried Wednesday within the latest school […]
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New Udall-cancellation emails released by state
By Todd Shepherd
March 17, 2014
New emails have been released relating to U.S. Senator Mark Udall and his staff questioning the final tabulation of health care policy cancellations across Colorado in 2013. Originally, the Division of Insurance (DOI) legally withheld the emails from a Colorado Open Records Act request via the “deliberative process” privilege*.  On Wednesday, March 12, CompleteColorado.com asked […]
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Guest Editorial: Hess for Governor campaign
By Matthew Hess
March 4, 2014
Colorado didn’t used to take so much from our pockets, interfere with the way we each choose to live our lives, and work so diligently to control commerce.
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Guest Editorial: Kopp for Governor campaign
By Mike Kopp
March 4, 2014
A serious, aggressive, in-depth and far-reaching reassessment of state government is needed—now.
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Guest Editorial: House for Governor campaign
By Steve House
March 3, 2014
Part of the problem is a school model based on a 55-year old formula; our public education system is a commodity designed for the masses, rather than tailored for the individual.
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Guest Editorial: Tancredo for Governor campaign
By Tom Tancredo
March 3, 2014
Per pupil appreciation of our American heritage should be as much in the focus of public policy as per pupil expenditure.
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More economic freedom means less corruption
By Barry Fagin
March 3, 2014
If we really want to fight corruption, we don’t need nobler politicians, tougher laws, or still more regulations. We need economic freedom.
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Colorado’s preferred-energy policies cruel to ratepayers
By Amy Oliver Cooke
February 27, 2014
Affordable power is not mutually exclusive of clean power. Colorado should expand the definition of clean resources to include clean coal, natural gas, hydroelectric and nuclear. We also should encourage a least-cost principle and let consumers decide.
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Blake: Long odds for breakaway creation of Aurora County
By Peter Blake
February 20, 2014
The new county would have to build its own jail, its own courthouse, a coroner’s office, and various motor vehicle offices, as well as a Human Services structure. All would have to be staffed.
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