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How about a Western Civilization Day

How about a Western Civilization Day

If we want to get rid of Columbus Day we could replace it with what we could name Western Civilization Day!

By Mike McCarty · October 9, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Weld County Council election to cost voters $150K

Weld County Council election to cost voters $150K

“It’s disappointing. It’s clearly irresponsible, but it’s also clearly politically driven and not what the residents of the county probably want.” — Jeffrey Hare, former county council member.

By Sherrie Peif · September 18, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Sherrie Peif, Top News, Uncategorized, Weld County
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Campaign email raises questions among Jefferson County school administrators

“There is always a problem when public resources are used to influence an election. Whether the Supreme Court was right or not, it really opened the blue print for school districts to spend money on elections. We really need the legislature to step up and fix this.” Luis Toro, executive director of Colorado Ethics Watch.

By Sherrie Peif · September 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Jeffco, Sherrie Peif, Top News, Uncategorized
Police called on Douglas County activists; principals threatened

Police called on Douglas County activists; principals threatened

“We understand that our community is passionate about political causes and candidates. We also support the right to exercise free expression. It is incredibly unfortunate when activities of this nature disrupt important events like Parent Nights, Back-to-School Nights, or other school-sponsored activities.” — Will Trachman, DCSD Legal Counsel.

By Sherrie Peif · August 25, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Douglas County, Education, Elections, Featured, Politics, Sherrie Peif, Top News, Uncategorized

Colorado Union of Taxpayers rates legislators; Senate President makes "Wall of Shame" list

“267 was the most egregious bill in decades pushed through in the waning hours of the 2017 session.” — Colorado Union of Taxpayers on Senate Bill 17-267

By Sherrie Peif · July 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · debt, Sherrie Peif, TABOR, Taxes, Uncategorized
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HUD moves away from Obama-era high density housing mandate

Under Secretary Carson, HUD appears to be turning away from the New Urbanist view.

By Randal O'Toole · July 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
First Colorado FASTER training a success

First Colorado FASTER training a success

“I think about the 26-year-old teacher at Sandy Hook, when the only thing she had to put between the gunman and her kids was her body. I just want to give them the chance at life.” Sean Maloney, co-founder FASTER.

By Sherrie Peif · June 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Civil Liberties, Education, Sherrie Peif, Uncategorized, Weld County

Colorado FASTER training kicks off in June; armed school staff to get skills in active shooter

A curriculum that teaches school employees allowed to conceal carry the skills necessary to stop active shooter situations, as well as advanced medical training to deal with related injuries such as gunshot wounds.

By Sherrie Peif · May 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Civil Liberties, Featured, Sherrie Peif, Top News, Uncategorized, Weld County

Colorado's "Damn Roads" one step closer to getting fixed after challenge period passes

“We said without raising taxes because that’s what’s in the measure. It is up to the legislature to decide how to fund this. Maybe it’s through budget cuts, maybe it’s through innovation, maybe it’s through reprioritization.” — Jon Caldara, President of the Independence Institute.

By Sherrie Peif · May 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Featured, Gold Dome, Jon Caldara, Sherrie Peif, TABOR, Taxes, Transportation, Uncategorized
Rural Colorado hospital, schools and roads bill one step away from becoming law

Rural Colorado hospital, schools and roads bill one step away from becoming law

“Our constitution is pretty clear,” Rep. Tim Leonard (R-Jefferson) said. “We need to be a single-subject bill. I would suggest we are creating a dangerous precedent here that incorporates so many things to make so many people happy.”

By Sherrie Peif · May 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · debt, Durango, Education, Elections, Featured, Gold Dome, Health Care, Sherrie Peif, TABOR, Taxes, Top News, Transportation, Uncategorized