• Colorado's marijuana money problem will be difficult to solve

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 16, 2015

    Colorado has a serious pot money problem. And it's not that it's being laundered. The state is on track to have to refund the revenue it generates this fiscal year from two voter-approved retail marijuana taxes: the 10 percent sales tax and 15 percent excise tax were intended to...

  • This Week: Meetings and events around the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 16, 2015

    Colorado Springs mayoral candidate Mary Lou Makepeace will host a roundtable discussion to address young professionals in the workforce, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. The event is free and open to the public, though seating is limited. The...

  • Things To Know at the Colorado statehouse

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Mar 15, 2015

    DENVER — Here's what will be keeping Colorado lawmakers busy this week: ___ CRUCIAL REVENUE FORECAST Lawmakers will get their quarterly forecast from economists Wednesday on the amount of taxes the state is bringing in. The report will play an important role in the annual state...

  • Colorado Springs Election 2015: Reader wants to know what industries will move city forward

    BY MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 15, 2015

    June Waller is worried about Colorado Springs' economic future. Half of the city's economy is dependent on the military, she said. And a threat of base closures and defense cuts, including a proposal to eliminate up to 16,000 of Fort Carson's 24,000 soldiers, has her nervous. The...

  • Colorado makes progress on open-records costs

    The Associated Press
    Published: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    DENVER — A 2014 Colorado law to cap search fees for open-records requests has led to significant price decreases for the public, with some agencies dropping fees more than a third. But Colorado still has work to do to make more records available digitally, which could reduce costs...

  • Colorado Springs C4C project adds marketing help

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    The U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame selected Magneti Marketing to help with its public relations outreach, according to a news release. The marketing firm has an office in Washington, D.C., and at 409 N. Tejon St. in Colorado Springs. Locally, the agency has worked with...

  • Colorado GOP chooses new leadership

    The Associated Press
    Published: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    CENTENNIAL — Colorado Republicans have ousted their state party chairman over concerns that the GOP should be in better shape. GOP chairman Ryan Call lost re-election Saturday at the annual GOP convention in Centennial. Call was seeking a third term, but lost to former...

  • Colorado Springs city clerk dismisses 2 campaign finance reporting complaints

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce filed more complaints with the City Clerk's Office on Wednesday, targeting campaign finance reports by two local political action committees. Friday afternoon, City Clerk Sarah Johnson dismissed them both as being unfounded. The Colorado Springs...

  • As a formality, Sheriff Elder and undersheriff added to lawsuit against ex-Sheriff Maketa

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    El Paso County Sheriff's Office employees who filed a lawsuit this month against former Sheriff Terry Maketa have filed an amended complaint that adds the current sheriff and undersheriff as defendants. Sheriff Bill Elder and Undersheriff Joe Breister are named only as a formality,...

  • Young professionals meet Colorado Springs council hopefuls - but will they vote?

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Young professionals sat outside the Green Man Taproom & Beer Garden on Friday night, bemoaning the problems with politicians, even as city candidates mingled with their counterparts inside. A stone's throw away, a billboard proclaimed: Vote Jariah Walker. At 37, at-large council...

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