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.
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Complete Colorado identified a handful of parole officers who were earning an additional 50 to 100 percent of their base pay through overtime in recent consecutive months.
Their argument shows how readily some conservative Republicans let their anti-pot prejudices override their federalist principles.
Hickenlooper: …the second thing we said was, ‘The personal security of the, of the people of Colorado was always going to be our first concern.’
The governor intends to fully comply with whatever mandates the EPA imposes, without considering what that might mean for Colorado’s energy producers and consumers—and regardless of whether the EPA rule is unconstitutional.
Whether or not the game of hide-the-pea satisfied the courts, it violated the spirit and purpose of constitutional provisions designed to prevent the legislature from indebting citizens into a long-term fiscal bind.
For the sake of every Coloradan, the legislature needs to reassure the state that it, not Washington, D.C. and the EPA, will be in charge of our electric grid and the ability to deliver affordable, reliable power.
Contrary to what state officials implied, “access” to contraceptives does not appear to be a widespread problem in the group that declined to use them.
Coloradans should be concerned that state officials have sought to hide important environmental policy conversations from them.
Colorado started trending purple in 2004 with the election of the Salazar brothers, both Democrats, to Senate and House seats previously held by Republicans. Democrats also took the state legislature. Two years later, a Democratic gubernatorial candidate won by a 15 point margin. In 2008, Democrats picked up another Senate and House seat and the state went for President Obama. […]