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GUEST COLUMN: Solving the affordable housing crisis
GUEST COLUMN: Solving the affordable housing crisis

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Colorado is facing an affordable housing crisis as both the demand and the cost of entry-level homes continues to skyrocket, while housing...

GUEST COLUMN: 'Repeal and replace' falls short
GUEST COLUMN: 'Repeal and replace' falls short

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Among the most promising things about the election of Donald Trump as president, in conjunction with a Republican-controlled Congress, was the...

GUEST COLUMN: The nightmare that is the Republican Party
GUEST COLUMN: The nightmare that is the Republican Party

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Well, the Republicans are in control and it seems as though they possess an incredible ability to fumble the ball inside the 20-yard-line. Whether it's...

GUEST COLUMN: Safe sport is a high priority for USOC
GUEST COLUMN: Safe sport is a high priority for USOC

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

The existence of sexual abuse in sports has been the subject of a number of recent media reports and other inquiries. Sexual abuse, particularly when...

GUEST COLUMN: Colorado's broken marijuana revenue model
GUEST COLUMN: Colorado's broken marijuana revenue model

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

A few weeks ago, Gov. John Hickenlooper proposed a 50 percent sales tax increase on recreational marijuana in hopes of restoring $40 million to public...

GUEST COLUMN: Addressing our state transportation funding crisis
GUEST COLUMN: Addressing our state transportation funding crisis

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

The roads and bridges throughout Colorado are deteriorating. We have not adequately funded our transportation infrastructure to keep pace with our...

GUEST COLUMN: Putting America first means building more clean energy
GUEST COLUMN: Putting America first means building more clean energy

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

As President Trump advances his "America First" agenda, solar and wind power are missing from a script that favors oil, gas and coal. But our military,...

GUEST COLUMN: Analysis: We could soon be paying $40 for a head of lettuce
GUEST COLUMN: Analysis: We could soon be paying $40 for a head of lettuce

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

We know that the vast majority of so-called Latinos in the U.S. are not immigrants. But here we go again with another analysis of the "Latino"...

GUEST COLUMN: U.S. Olympic Museum and LART dollars
GUEST COLUMN: U.S. Olympic Museum and LART dollars

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 12, 2017

The Colorado Springs City Council will soon vote on whether to award $500,000 in Lodging and Automotive Rental Taxes (LART) to support the development...

GUEST COLUMN: Senators can save us from job-crushing energy rule
GUEST COLUMN: Senators can save us from job-crushing energy rule

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Congress just took a vital step toward protecting Colorado's economy from smothering federal regulations. Last month, the House passed legislation...

Ultimate civic power is the citizen's vote
Ultimate civic power is the citizen's vote

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

This spring, we will elect six Colorado Springs City Council members. They will surely include a mix of incumbents and newcomers wishing to serve with...

Back Senate Bill 61 to rightly provide equitable funding
Back Senate Bill 61 to rightly provide equitable funding

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Educators, education advocates and politicians frequently describe public education reform as the civil rights issue of our time. This may or may not...

GUEST COLUMN: Colorado's pioneer spirit drives innovation in energy
GUEST COLUMN: Colorado's pioneer spirit drives innovation in energy

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Colorado has a long history of attracting innovators looking to create economic opportunities. Our state's earliest pioneers who developed new ways to...

GUEST COLUMN: Addressing the opioid epidemic
GUEST COLUMN: Addressing the opioid epidemic

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

The battle against drug addiction, particularly opioids, remains one of the most pressing public health challenges facing communities across the...

Teachers, public are closely connected

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 27, 2017

The nation is painfully polarized on many issues and along many lines (e.g. by political party, geography, education, income, race). But between and...

UCCS focused on making more strides after Shockley-Zalabak
UCCS focused on making more strides after Shockley-Zalabak

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 26, 2017

The University of Colorado's Colorado Springs campus is an integral part of our service to the community and state, in addition to being key to the...

GUEST COLUMN: Helping police defuse mental health crises
GUEST COLUMN: Helping police defuse mental health crises

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

A knife-wielding boy lunged at Police Lt. Daniel Gannon. But instead of using force, Lt. Gannon calmed the boy, kept him contained and persuaded him to...

GUEST COLUMN: Support Gorsuch, Colorado native, for Supreme Court
GUEST COLUMN: Support Gorsuch, Colorado native, for Supreme Court

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

In nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, President Trump chose a fourth-generation Coloradan to fill the seat left vacant by Justice...

GUEST COLUMN: Give Colorado's neediest kids a chance to succeed right now
GUEST COLUMN: Give Colorado's neediest kids a chance to succeed right now

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

What is the best way to improve Colorado's lowest-performing schools? Ask the "experts" and you'll likely get as many different answers as there are...

GUEST COLUMN: Trump's presidency will benefit students in Colorado
GUEST COLUMN: Trump's presidency will benefit students in Colorado

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

During the eight years of the Obama administration, universities and colleges in Colorado became massive bureaucracies, staffed with scores of vice...

GUEST COLUMN: Colorado energy industry prioritizes safety
GUEST COLUMN: Colorado energy industry prioritizes safety

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

This year, oil and gas giant British Petroleum will relocate its headquarters to Denver. The move will boost Colorado's economy and generate hundreds...

FAGIN: 'Hiring freeze' will accomplish nothing
FAGIN: 'Hiring freeze' will accomplish nothing

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump issued a "hiring freeze" for all government agencies. His memo gives the director of the Office of Management and...

GUEST COLUMN: The Quad Program - a space for learning, creativity and independent thinking
GUEST COLUMN: The Quad Program - a space for learning, creativity and independent thinking

By: 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

One of my favorite views of Colorado Springs over recent years probably isn't available on a postcard; but it's a wonderful sign of the energy and...

GUEST COLUMN: Congressional Review Act empowers the American people
GUEST COLUMN: Congressional Review Act empowers the American people

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

It has been only two weeks since inauguration, and Congress has made strides to reduce the burden of the federal government and restore power to the...

GUEST COLUMN: Changing city is finally growing up
GUEST COLUMN: Changing city is finally growing up

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 21, I attended a political protest for the first time. Although I'm less politically conscious than the next guy, the Trump maelstrom...

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