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RTD’s unreliable A-Line: How flawed incentives lead to poor performance

Without the discipline of user fees, everything that’s happening with the A line should have been expected.

By Randal O'Toole · November 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Denver, Randal O'Toole, Transportation
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From fracking bans to red tape: Environmental left makes post-election shift

After a disastrous election season for anti-fossil fuel groups, how do they keep their political agenda alive? Some important clues emerged this week during an obscure regulatory hearing about ozone.

By Simon Lomax · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Energy, Environment, National
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Former state Speaker of the House disagrees with NAACP on charter school resolution

“They’re reading propaganda from the anti-charter folks. It doesn’t do anything but show the NAACP is out of step with the rest of African Americans in this country who want a good quality education for their students and support charter schools.”

By Sherrie Peif · November 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Education, K-12 Transparancy, Sherrie Peif, Uncategorized
Brophy: Trump’s desire for legacy will shape his presidency

Brophy: Trump’s desire for legacy will shape his presidency

If Trump accomplishes most of the items in his contract with America, his list of accomplishments will exceed any president since FDR. He will be able to run for re-election based on a very impressive record and he will win a landslide.

By Greg Brophy · November 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Politics
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Free advice for Tom Steyer: Go back to California

The California billionaire and anti-fossil fuel activist is bad at politics, plain and simple.

By Simon Lomax · November 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics
Steve Peck, left, shakes hands with retired Air Force General John Barry after Barry swore Peck in as the newest member of the Douglas County School Board.

New Douglas County School District Board member starts term amid controversy

“Yes it’s unpaid, and yes there is a lot of contentiousness that surrounds this seat, but it doesn’t have to be this way,” Peck said. “I think when you keep your eye on what’s best for the community, what’s best for teachers and kids, everything, all the naysaying and rancor just kind of fades away.”

By Sherrie Peif · November 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Douglas County, Education, Sherrie Peif
The closer: Climate crusader Al Gore makes final argument for Democrats in Colorado

The closer: Climate crusader Al Gore makes final argument for Democrats in Colorado

For the left, Al Gore is the perfect surrogate to close out this year’s election in Colorado. He’s national politics, left-wing politics and climate politics all rolled into one.

By Simon Lomax · November 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Criminal Justice, Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National, Politics
Guest editorial:  Between two flawed candidates, Trump wins on points

Guest editorial: Between two flawed candidates, Trump wins on points

Even though I have my concerns with Trump, he wins on points. The other contender could permanently damage the Republic.

By Barry Farah · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, National
Fundraising email from CU regent tiptoes along ethical lines

Fundraising email from CU regent tiptoes along ethical lines

“…I still need another $50,000 to run the kind of advertising program I’d like. Again this is an under-the-radar fundraising effort because we don’t want the other camp to find out that we are doing an Independent Expenditure.”

By Todd Shepherd · November 3, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Exclusives, Gold Dome, Higher Education, Legal, Open Records, Politics
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Amendment 69 and ColoradoCare: If you like your doctor, you might not get to keep your doctor

Amendment 69 isn’t about keeping your doctor, it’s about whether you will have access to one at all.

By Linda Gorman · November 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized