Search / 51 results found

from
to
  • Updated

Reminiscing with my old pal and fellow Colorado native Robert some time ago, we agreed that our beloved state’s best days had long passed. “It was around 1960,” Robert recalled. “The population was a little over a million and a half, the roads were never crowded, the mountains weren’t overrun by peak baggers, fishing was […]

  • Updated

The issue: As the New Year starts, old problems remain. What we think: From TABOR to tourism, here’s our list of challenges and solutions for 2020. Tell us what you think: Send us an email at editorial@csbj.com. As 2020 opens, optimism is running high in Colorado Springs. It’s the year the long-awaited U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and […]

The issue: State Proposition CC failed in the last election. What we think: TABOR needs to be restructured, but Prop CC was too vague. Tell us what you think: Send us an email at editorial@csbj.com. On Nov. 5, Colorado voters were clear: Any changes to the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights and any effort to retain money due to […]

The issue: Should the state be allowed to direct excess tax money to transportation and education? That’s the ballot measure before voters. What we think: It’s time to loosen TABOR’s stranglehold on Colorado’s budget to help ease traffic congestion and educate the state’s future workforce. Tell us what you think: Send us an email at editorial@csbj.com. Colorado’s Proposition […]

The issue: Should the state be allowed to direct excess tax money to transportation and education? That’s the ballot measure before voters. What we think: It’s time to loosen TABOR’s stranglehold on Colorado’s budget to help ease traffic congestion and educate the state’s future workforce. Tell us what you think: Send us an email at editorial@csbj.com. Colorado’s Proposition […]

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser (left) and Editor-in-Chief Bryan Grossman at the town hall event.

The state is pursuing legal action against drug companies that misled consumers about the addictive potential of opioid drugs, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser told a crowd of more than 300 at a town hall meeting Sept. 10. “There are companies out there, and executives, those companies and family members who’ve made a whole bunch […]

If you were around these parts in 1972, you may remember the slogan “Don’t Californicate Colorado.” That was the informal rallying cry of Colorado residents who were opposed to hosting the 1976 Winter Olympics, and successfully killed the project in a statewide referendum. Opponents cited multiple reasons for nixing the games, but focused principally upon […]

The issue: TABOR, as is, damages Colorado’s finances. Tell us what you think: Send us an email at editorial@csbj.com. What we think: Vote in November to end revenue caps. In November, voters will have the chance to undo the most damaging provision of the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, which hurts the state’s finances, its economy […]