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Jeffco teachers union chief to opt own kids out of state tests
By Complete Colorado
January 28, 2015
On at least one topic, it appears Jefferson County Education Association President John Ford agrees with the people his organization is fighting against.
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Blake: NFIB argues business fees are taxes in violation of TABOR
By Peter Blake
January 27, 2015
…You could theoretically transfer the Colorado Department of Transportation into the secretary of state’s office and have its expenses paid by fees as well. Then you could ramp up the highway budget by hiking the “fees” and never have to ask the public to approve an increase in the state gasoline tax or car registration taxes.
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Shepherd: Bill on tuition caps failed to address root of the problem
By Todd Shepherd
January 27, 2015
Someone must tell our academic emperors they have no clothes. Convincing your captive audience they must pay more because they’re too uneducated to know better is a cruel and never ending tyranny.
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TABOR refunds belong to taxpayers who earned the money
By Mark Hillman
January 23, 2015
Common sense tells most of us that government needs to shift its priorities, to stop growing social welfare programs at the expense of schools and transportation.
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McDaniels escaping scrutiny in #deflategate
By Complete Colorado
January 23, 2015
All of the questions over “deflategate” this week have been focused on what Bill Belichick or Tom Brady might have known about how 11 of 12 footballs in the AFC Championship game were under inflated. Through the media hype, however, it seems Patriots offensive coordinator and former Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels has escaped scrutiny. […]
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Brown rips Stokols report on climate change vote in US Senate
By Complete Colorado
January 23, 2015
Was the author’s message clear enough for you? “Different kind of Republican” means voting like a Democrat.
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Health exchange CEO also pocketed $15-K upon exit
By CompleteColorado
January 22, 2015
Connect for Health Colorado, the state’s health exchange established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is back in the headlines.  As The Denver Post reports today, “Upset about  lofty pay for executives at Colorado’s troubled health insurance exchange, Republican lawmakers Wednesday advanced a measure to strip Connect for Health’s authority to issue bonuses.” The report goes on […]
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Blake: Littleton proposal would place check on urban renewal and TIFs
By Peter Blake
January 19, 2015
Littleton currently has four separate urban renewal projects going, despite the colossal failure of its Riverfront project back in the 1980s. That is reported to have cost the city $9 million — and the private investors almost three times that.
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Union-linked groups’ efforts to disrupt Jeffco board meeting backfire
By Complete Colorado
January 19, 2015
A packed house of disgruntled Jeffco parents, teachers, and students started out 2015 exactly where they left off from 2014 — disrupting the Jefferson County Public Schools District Board of Education’s regular school board meeting on Thursday.
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Woman details alleged abuse by Cosby in Denver
By Complete Colorado
January 10, 2015
Two hours of Silverman’s discussion are embedded, and are well worth the listen…
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Blake: A Tale of Two Hospitals
By Peter Blake
December 22, 2014
The new St. Joseph Hospital was indeed opening for business, on time and slightly under budget. Meanwhile for the VA Hospital, plans kept changing and costs kept going up.
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850 KOA audio: Mayor Hancock, DPD both dispute speculation about East High student protest
By Complete Colorado
December 15, 2014
Virtually ever since a Denver Police officer was critically injured when hundreds of East High students went on a protest march, there’s been open speculation as to whether it was possible the Denver Police were engaged in some kind of cover up.  In that accident, the driver of a BMW hit a police officer that […]
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Blake: Bonds that don’t pay off create a TIF
By Peter Blake
December 15, 2014
…when the bonds for a project are typically paid off in 25 years, “you’re about ready to tear it down and build another one. So you never get any of the tax increment.”
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Silverman: Bill Cosby in Colorado
By Craig Silverman
November 28, 2014
The Colorado statute of limitations for civil and criminal charges is expanded for sex crimes, but not enough.
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Top 5 Things To Look for in Colorado’s 2014 Midterm Election
By Michael Sandoval
November 4, 2014
Don’t forget Pueblo. Site of one of the 2013 recall elections, Republicans have seen a surge in early voting turnout, well beyond 2010 levels.
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GOP increases lead day before election, ahead of 2010
By Michael Sandoval
November 3, 2014
Colorado Republicans retained their lead in weekend returns, narrowly expanding their cushion to more than 112,000 votes in partisan ballot returns, according to figures released earlier to day by the Colorado Secretary of State. Republican voters have submitted 558,966 ballots, or 40.5 percent of the total 1,379,962 ballots returned. Democrats have turned in 446,448 ballots, […]
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An Incredible Opportunity this Election
By Brian Vande Krol
October 30, 2014
Let’s face it: Things aren’t good. Capitalism run amok has created far too many problems in today’s complex society, from man-made global-climate-warming/cooling/change, to high fructose corn syrup and genetically modified organisms (can you believe they want to put organisms in your food?), to drilling rigs in your back yard, to school boards that want to […]
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Blake: Vote random selection!… It’d be an Improvement
By Peter Blake
October 29, 2014
The system would eliminate special interest money entirely. You don’t have to make promises you can’t keep.
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2014 Midterm: all-mail voting spikes early turnout compared to 2010
By Michael Sandoval
October 27, 2014
Republicans maintain a considerable ballot lead among the all-mail votes returned to county clerks in the week before the election closes, according to numbers released from the Colorado Secretary of State’s office on Monday. Republicans have returned 282,317 ballots, or 42.8 percent of all ballots through October 27. Democrats have submitted 213,975 ballots, or 32.4 […]
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Silverman: How Hick hides his left side
By Craig Silverman
September 30, 2014
Hick: We give to hundreds of organizations so you can rest assured that there is no large contribution…
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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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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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