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Senate Bill would equalize funding for charter schools

Senate Bill would equalize funding for charter schools

Proponents say since charter school students are public school students, and they should have equal access to money collected through property taxes.

By Sherrie Peif · February 10, 2017 · 0 comments · Education, Elections, K-12 Transparancy, Sherrie Peif, Taxes, Uncategorized
Reason #4 most Americans don’t ride transit: Lack of privacy and security

Reason #4 most Americans don’t ride transit: Lack of privacy and security

For potential transit riders, perception trumps reality. A woman may only have to suffer one or two experiences with groping or other forms of sexual harassment before she decides to never ride transit again.

By · January 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
A conflict of visions on transportation funding

A conflict of visions on transportation funding

Senator Cooke cautioned upon the necessity of having new road funds entirely committed to road transportation projects.

By Bruce Baker · January 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
Gender wage gap myth still being perpetuated

Gender wage gap myth still being perpetuated

It shouldn’t take an economist to understand that if fewer women study feminist theory in college and more women study electrical engineering, they will have access to higher-paying jobs.

By Paul Prentice Ph.D. · January 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
DRCOG planning a gridlocked future for Denver Metro Area

DRCOG planning a gridlocked future for Denver Metro Area

The convenience of short travel times enhances each person’s participation in the free market.

By Bruce Baker · December 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Denver, Transportation, Uncategorized, Westminster
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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
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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
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Don’t be fooled by Colorado’s bigger-government ballot measures

Fiscal folly has traditionally been the province of states on the West Coast and New England, not more responsible states like Colorado.

By Clark Packard · October 31, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
Weld Commissioners conducting ex-parte meetings against advice of attorney

Weld Commissioners conducting ex-parte meetings against advice of attorney

Xcel to Kirkmeyer: ‘Is there any way to meet with you or the other commissioners on a more regular basis besides public meetings.’

By Sherrie Peif · October 17, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Exclusives, Sherrie Peif, Uncategorized, Weld County
Participants in an emergency management training sponsored by Weld County in August work on an exercise. The event was held in Breckenridge at a cost of $45,000 to the county. -- Courtesy Weld County

Weld County officials drawing criticism for emergency management training in Breckenridge

At several recent meetings of both the board of Weld County Commissioners and the Weld County Council, residents have said a recent training trip to Breckenridge was too much and accused the commissioners of using United Way to launder donations from organizations that depend on the commissioners for decisions on land use in the county.

By Sherrie Peif · October 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Open Records, Sherrie Peif, Uncategorized, Weld County