Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Congressional Budget Office released Wednesday its estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects for a revised American Health Care Act. According to the CBO, which provides nonpartisan budget and economic information to Congress, “H.R. 1628 would reduce the cumulative federal deficit over the 2017-2026 period […]
Have you seen a movie lately? How about a movie in a theater? The temperature will surely start ticking upward soon, and with the heat comes the summer blockbuster season. At least that’s how it has worked for years. But with increased home-streaming options, the film and television industry, which employs nearly 2 million U.S. […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he’s considering calling a special session of the legislature on Monday that would focus on transportation. Despite legislative approval of a catchall omnibus bill which removed the Hospital Provider Fee from the General Fund and authorized the state to issue $2 billion in secured debt to fund transportation projects, […]
Tyler Peoples has always been a fan of the hit ABC show Shark Tank. “I had watched Shark Tank forever,” he said. “That’s where I got all of my business knowledge from — it’s like a free, televised business school.” In all his years of watching the show, he never imagined...
A visit to the homepage of healthcare.gov, the official site of Affordable Care Act, makes no mention of its possible unraveling thanks to the American Health Care Act. The Republican counterproposal to the Affordable Care Act survived a House vote yesterday. The bill must now face a vote of the Senate, with many believing the AHCA won’t […]
Numbers can be deceiving, but in the case of human-powered transportation, there’s no question. Bikes mean business. Recently, the city of Colorado Springs, using results from the first part of its PlanCOS community survey, determined that the outdoor lifestyle was one of the main reasons people enjoy living in the Pikes Peak region. It also […]
The Colorado Springs-based nonprofit Space Foundation played host this week to its 33rd annual Space Symposium, the world's preeminent conference for aerospace and defense industry professionals. The event took place April 3-6 at The Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs and included myriad panel discussions and presentations on all manner of...
When the turnaround began for Denver’s River North community less than a decade ago, Jamie Licko said it was the “last frontier” for Denver developers. Licko is president of the River North Art District and she, along with three other panelists, will be part of the Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs’ final installment of this […]
With the passing of longtime Pueblo Chieftain publisher Bob Rawlings on March 24, residents of Pueblo and southern Colorado have lost a fierce advocate, a man whose powerful voice and steely determination shaped, supported, sustained and helped create modern Pueblo. Rawlings was the last of a vanishing breed — a daily newspaper owner who served […]
One thing seems sadly clear from the latest “Renew North Nevada Avenue Master Plan” draft — streetcars won’t be part of it. Trolley advocates have long hoped to acquire the long-abandoned Burlington, Northern, Sante Fe Railway right-of-way that runs along a part of Nevada Avenue between Fillmore Street and Austin Bluffs Parkway. By doing so, […]