Colorado in focus: Public funding for stormwater projects to be on November ballot

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  Colorado, News  /  No Comments

KKTV 11: Public funding for stormwater projects to be on November ballot Every family in Colorado Springs could soon have to pay $5 a month to fix the city’s stormwater system. City council voted 6-3 Tuesday to move forward with a plan to put the issue on the November ballot. Community leaders say this money is […]

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Colorado in focus: Breckenridge eyes new law to regulate drones

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Colorado, News, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Summit Daily: Breckenridge eyes new law to regulate drones Breckenridge Town Council is poised to act where the Colorado Legislature has not, as council prepares to take up a proposed ordinance on Tuesday’s meeting agenda to regulate unmanned aerial drones. Passage of an ordinance clearly spelling out what drone operators, commercial or recreational, may and […]

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Haupt: Why traditional media segued to the left

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“Edmund Burk designated the Fourth Estate as watchdogs of government; the press.” – Albert Clogen The media has long been regarded as the most important force in government. It is considered the heart and soul of democratic egalitarianism. Thomas Carlyle is a legendary writer and considered the most conspicuous social commentator of his time. He […]

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Colorado in focus: Here’s how Denver city agencies sped up service, reduced wait times and saved taxpayers money

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Colorado, News  /  No Comments

Denver Post: Here’s how Denver city agencies sped up service, reduced wait times and saved taxpayers money The painstaking work of speeding up Denver’s government service — whether cutting waits at the Department of Motor Vehicles, adopting pets from the animal shelter more quickly or processing food-assistance applications sooner — is about as unsexy as […]

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Colorado in focus: Denver Sheriff Department overtime is excessive

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  Colorado, News  /  No Comments

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Denver Post opinion: Denver Sheriff Department overtime is excessive Despite hiring 200 deputies, the Denver Sheriff Department spent $14 million on overtime in 2016, and is on track to spend nearly as much in 2017, according to data reported by The Denver Post’s Noelle Phillips. In 2015, the department spent $10 million. In 2014, it spent […]

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Colorado in focus: Boulder to fund anti-speeding projects in neighborhoods

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  Colorado, News  /  No Comments

The Daily Camera: Boulder to fund anti-speeding projects in neighborhoods for the first time since 2003 For the first time in 14 years, Boulder will restore funding to anti-speeding road treatments in residential areas. In a unanimous vote just before midnight Tuesday, the City Council approved the terms for what will be known as the […]

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