“If the IRS sides with me in finding the county was errant or negligent on this issue, I will be calling for the resignation of Bruce Barker and Don Warden,” the news release said. “When on the County Council, both came before us and adamantly argued their position. — Jeff Hare, Weld County resident, CPA and former County Council member.
“It would be easier and more politically expedient, if I just voted no on this bill. But I can’t do that because our public education system is broken.” — Democrat Senator Dominick Moreno.
I have decided to take my name off HB 1187 and will be voting against it.
A GOP-sponsored bill in the legislature would likely let state government keep more of your tax money whether it needs it or not.
“We are going to put this to rest,” Marble said. “Because they are pretty much not needed according to the Colorado Energy Office.” — Sen. Vicki Marble, R-Weld/Larimer
Proponents say since charter school students are public school students, and they should have equal access to money collected through property taxes.
If the cost of government is hidden into the cost of our daily lives, we feel like we’re not paying as much as we really are.
As the state struggles to fund roads and bridges, there is no justification for forcing rural or low-income Coloradans to subsidize wealthier Front Range residents who want to buy a second or third vehicle.
“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.” — Terrance Carroll.
Politicians in Denver and at the local level should reduce corporate welfare spending that puts small businesses at a disadvantage, cut taxes and regulations, and shrink their government bureaucracies.