Mar 7, 2014
Rather then disperse as much education money as it can, the state has amassed about $300 million more than what it’s passing back to schools. The schools want the money, and the state needs to hand it over
Feb 28, 2014
The World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the American Cancer Association, organizations focusing on pediatrics, melanoma, skin cancer and other wellness groups are united in their message to Americans: Do not let teenagers use tanning beds because they cause skin cancer and death
Feb 21, 2014
Recent polling shows that all the candidates are about 10 points or more behind the first-term Colorado governor so far. While Tancredo and Gessler have more name recognition, they’re not front-runners, and they have just as much to lose by hiding from debates as does the voting public
Feb 14, 2014
EDITORIAL: Aurora’s annexation cure for the I-225/Parker panhandling problem is far worse than what ails us
The solution sets a poor precedent. It’s bad policy to annex things from neighboring communities that Aurora doesn’t like. Lots of residents are annoyed by fireworks that are sold and used in Arapahoe and Adams counties, but it would be a poor choice for the city to annex more land just to impose the municipal fireworks ban
Feb 7, 2014
EDITORIAL: Aurora needs to get down to business and then stay out of it in setting up pot-shop rules
For a city council that often lauds “the little guy,” it seems absurd it would create business license requirements that would cull all but the deepest-pocket contenders for these limited cash-cow licenses.
Feb 5, 2014
Jan 24, 2014
EDITORIAL: Democrat partisan swipe at GOP state senator for pot-shop ATM bill a low point in Colorado’s growing get-high business
The bill needs to be resurrected or sent to a more reasonable committee so that it can get a fair chance on the state Senate floor. If state lawmakers want to remove welfare benefit card restrictions from all ATMs, that’s another matter. But these retail pot shops clearly are much like Colorado cigarette, liquor and gambling establishments, and the industry and its forward-thinking supporters are right on in asking the state to treat them that way.
Jan 17, 2014
The Affordable Care Act as written, doesn’t work. It can’t work. It can’t work because Congress kowtowed to a massive health care machine composed of endless factions and lobbies, many of whom provide only bureaucracy and not health care.
Jan 10, 2014
Jan 2, 2014