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Hickenlooper imposes Paris Accord's petty tyrannies on Coloradans

Hickenlooper imposes Paris Accord's petty tyrannies on Coloradans

Only someone who believes in magic can possibly believe that Hickenlooper’s order will improve Colorado’s economy.

By Linda Gorman · August 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment
Coloradans should be free to choose their own energy future

Coloradans should be free to choose their own energy future

Next time you run into candidates Polis and Johnston and are told “100 by 40,” ask them, why can’t we choose our own energy future?

By Grant Mandigora · July 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment
Westminster's corporate favoritism gone wild

Westminster's corporate favoritism gone wild

This is where capitalism gets twisted into cronyism.

By Mike Krause · July 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Taxes, Urban Renewal, Westminster

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

Boulder County taxpayers paying for multi-county organization aimed at making Colorado more progressive

“I’ve been asked by a state Democratic (sic) party candidate if there is a progressive group of counties. I told her that such a group is in formation, but didn’t say more.” Nancy Jackson, Arapahoe County Commissioner

By Sherrie Peif · July 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Gold Dome, Original Report, Sherrie Peif
Voters are pushing back on urban renewal abuse in Colorado

Voters are pushing back on urban renewal abuse in Colorado

Ideally, the legislature would simply repeal Colorado’s badly outdated urban renewal statute, along with existing TIF authority.

By Mike Krause · July 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arvada, Economy, Littleton, Mike Krause, Parker, Politics, Steamboat Springs, Urban Renewal, Wheat Ridge

Progressive commissioner group seeks to "untangle TABOR" & redirect Senate Bill 267 money

“Supporting gives CCAT a little edge to later say ‘hey some of that rural transportation funding needs to be spent in our areas – not just the eastern plains.”

By Sherrie Peif · July 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · debt, Denver, Featured, Gold Dome, Politics, Sherrie Peif, TABOR, Taxes, Top News, Transit, Transportation
Net neutrality denies economic reality

Net neutrality denies economic reality

All Internet packets are not created equal, because you and I want it that way. Net neutrality denies this reality.

By Barry Fagin · July 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Barry Fagin, National, Politics
Colorado PUC expands its authority, plays politics at ratepayers’ expense

Colorado PUC expands its authority, plays politics at ratepayers’ expense

The PUC in March expanded its authority in a way that’s likely to drive up electricity costs.

By Brit Naas · July 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment, Politics