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Lewis-Palmer board president discusses upheaval in district

Lewis-Palmer board president discusses upheaval in district

Despite the fact that Lewis-Palmer District 38’s community appears to be quiet, things are anything but.

By Sherrie Peif · April 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Elections, Politics, Uncategorized
Blake: Electing a president shouldn’t be like buying a car

Blake: Electing a president shouldn’t be like buying a car

All those sycophantic voters, cheering their hero’s every wrong-headed promise. If ever there was a year for None of the Above on the ballot, this is it.

By Peter Blake · April 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Elections, National, Politics
Governor’s office brushes off transparency questions

Governor’s office brushes off transparency questions

Governor Hickenlooper’s office gave no serious or meaningful answer to transparency questions posed by Complete Colorado in follow-up to an exclusive report.

By Todd Shepherd · April 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Gold Dome, Open Records
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EXCLUSIVE: AG’s office orders former HealthOP board members to quit use of name in campaign material

The cease and desist order also included a request to destroy or return any email lists the group has that were HealthOP property.

By Sherrie Peif · April 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Elections, Gold Dome, Health Care, Legal, Politics, Sherrie Peif, TABOR, Taxes
Activists tied to Colorado group are secretly running climate-speech investigation, e-mails show

Activists tied to Colorado group are secretly running climate-speech investigation, e-mails show

This whole affair is politically motivated. Just ask New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D), who believes “climate deniers have no place in public life in America.”

By Simon Lomax · April 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Civil Liberties, Energy, Environment, National, Politics
Senate Bill 188: Time to level the playing field for Colorado charter students

Senate Bill 188: Time to level the playing field for Colorado charter students

In truth, charter schools do not siphon money away from public schools. Charter schools are public schools, and the current system siphons money away from them.

By Ross Izard · April 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Gold Dome, Politics, Ross Izard
Former state employee: I was ordered to delete emails

Former state employee: I was ordered to delete emails

When I was asked by the, uh, director of the Department of Revenue, Barbara Brohl…to delete those groups of emails along with other people, uh, my immediate response was, ‘Are you familiar with Lois Lerner?’”

By Todd Shepherd · April 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Exclusives, Gold Dome, Legal, Open Records, Politics
Colorado House Bill 1334: Inclusionary zoning makes housing less affordable

Colorado House Bill 1334: Inclusionary zoning makes housing less affordable

Inclusionary zoning modestly benefits a few chosen families, but it does nothing to make housing more broadly affordable. The legislature would be wise to avoid giving that authority to counties.

By Randal O'Toole · April 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Denver, Gold Dome, Politics, Property rights, Randal O'Toole
RMGO's Dudley Brown at the 2016 Republican State Assembly - Photo: Todd Shepherd

Tancredo: End of an (RMGO) era

Brown has chosen to fight against the Convention of States. In doing so, he has tipped his hand as to where he really stands on our rights. In fighting against the Convention of States Project, a campaign he wages in hysterical emails full of misinformation and straw men arguments, he has raked in millions in donations.

By Tom Tancredo · April 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Constitutional Law, Elections, Gold Dome, Politics
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Inside the echo chamber: Left-wing activists spent years planning climate investigations

Activists spent years lobbying for New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s so-called climate investigation – and a Colorado environmental group was leading the effort.

By Simon Lomax · April 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Energy, Environment, Legal, National, Politics