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EDITORIAL: Court says do the right thing and treat Hepatitis C
EDITORIAL: Court says do the right thing and treat Hepatitis C

By: - 0 12 hr ago

A new federal ruling could be a game changer for hepatitis C patients, if Medicaid officials read it and do the right thing.

Amazing new drugs...

GUEST COLUMN: 5 ways you can experience Rio 2016 right here in Olympic City USA
GUEST COLUMN: 5 ways you can experience Rio 2016 right here in Olympic City USA

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

As chief communications officer for the city of Colorado Springs, I appreciated the letter to the editor on Monday, July 18, recognizing the...

FAGIN:
FAGIN: "Fairness" and "economic justice" sound good in theory

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Kevin Durant, one of the world's finest basketball players, has signed with the Golden State Warriors. He'll get $54 million over two years. Already...

GUEST COLUMN: The positive impact of buying American
GUEST COLUMN: The positive impact of buying American

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Recently, I read a slogan that got my attention. It said: "We're willing to die for our country, but are we willing to buy for it?"

This idea...

GUEST COLUMN: Supporting franchise business model supports job growth

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 17, 2016

A central issue shaking up this election has been declining opportunity. Not only is the middle class stretched beyond its ability to cope, the most...

GUEST COLUMN: Higher minimum wages bad for business, the economy, and for low-skilled workers
GUEST COLUMN: Higher minimum wages bad for business, the economy, and for low-skilled workers

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Tracy Ducharme's recent op-ed piece, "Small business owner makes the case for higher minimum wage," attempts to refute The Gazette editorial against...

City Council will continue to examine Utilities governance
City Council will continue to examine Utilities governance

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

The headlines read that Colorado Spring City Council punted and stayed with the status quo on the governance of Colorado Springs Utilities. The...

Colorado Springs is not one of the 'rudest' cities
Colorado Springs is not one of the 'rudest' cities

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Travel + Leisure recently published a list of the "rudest" cities in the country. Imagine my complete and utter surprise finding out that Colorado...

GUEST COLUMN: Don't buy the ColoradoCare single payer snake oil
GUEST COLUMN: Don't buy the ColoradoCare single payer snake oil

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

The good people of Colorado must be smoking something these days.

That's the only explanation for the decision by 156,000 of the state's more...

GUEST COLUMN: The era of grandstanding is over
GUEST COLUMN: The era of grandstanding is over

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

On June 28, Coloradans went to the polls to choose their Republican Party nominees for federal, state and local offices. In the outcome, several...

GUEST COLUMN: We are fast forgetting the no-harm rule
GUEST COLUMN: We are fast forgetting the no-harm rule

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

In the wake of the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision granting a religious exemption to providing contraceptive health coverage under the...

GUEST COLUMN: Misrepresenting Colorado marijuana

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

What is wrong with the marijuana legalization debate, and who is responsible for its sorry state? No better example of misdirection can be offered...

GUEST COLUMN: El Paso County commissioner moving forward
GUEST COLUMN: El Paso County commissioner moving forward

0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Eight and a half years of public service is a considerable journey. There are relatively few who get to take this path, and I am deeply honored to...

GUEST COLUMN: Ensuring that all our freedoms are protected
GUEST COLUMN: Ensuring that all our freedoms are protected

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

The recent decision by Mountain Metropolitan Transit to exclude Charis Christian Center's advertisements from city-owned bus benches and shelters is...

GUEST COLUMN: Raising the wage won't kill jobs
GUEST COLUMN: Raising the wage won't kill jobs

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

A recent editorial from The Gazette makes the case that a higher minimum wage is bad for business. But as a real small business owner, I have...

Unrealistic mileage rules imperil drivers, economy
Unrealistic mileage rules imperil drivers, economy

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

In pursuit of his misguided climate obsession, President Barack Obama has opened yet another front in his continuing war against America's 260...

GUEST COLUMN: Domestic terrorism wears many faces
GUEST COLUMN: Domestic terrorism wears many faces

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

I remember another time domestic terrorism reared its ugly head and ended in violent death in Colorado. It was May 27, 1974, and again on May 29,...

GUEST COLUMN: The right governance for Colorado Springs Utilities
GUEST COLUMN: The right governance for Colorado Springs Utilities

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

The ongoing community discussion about the appropriate governance model for Colorado Springs Utilities is a healthy one to have. I applaud the...

Colorado should lead the way in regulatory reform
Colorado should lead the way in regulatory reform

0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

American farmers have been forced to spend hundreds of millions of dollars assuring the federal government that they're prepared to prevent one of...

GUEST COLUMN: Beware of deceptive language in anti-energy ballot measures
GUEST COLUMN: Beware of deceptive language in anti-energy ballot measures

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

So far this year, Americans for Prosperity-Colorado has reached out to over 700,000 Coloradans on the phones and at their doors discussing issues...

GUEST COLUMN: Government-mandated higher wages: Fewer jobs for all of us
GUEST COLUMN: Government-mandated higher wages: Fewer jobs for all of us

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

In Colorado, our identity is rooted in innovation, a good quality of life and a wealth of new opportunities for citizens across the state. We work...

A reminder to combat drunken driving wisely
A reminder to combat drunken driving wisely

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

With July Fourth right around the corner, Americans are preparing for backyard barbecues and firework fiestas. While drunken driving has been on the...

GUEST COLUMN: Getting a high return on investment in a college degree
GUEST COLUMN: Getting a high return on investment in a college degree

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

A college degree is an investment of time and money. A decision to begin such a task should be heavily researched and considered using as much...

GUEST COLUMN: New methane regulations an expensive mistake
GUEST COLUMN: New methane regulations an expensive mistake

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Bureaucrats have been given another political target in their misguided war on fossil fuels - methane.

Methane emissions occur throughout the...

GUEST COLUMN: Struggling with two wolves
GUEST COLUMN: Struggling with two wolves

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

I was surprised by Orlando - not the wholesale carnage of the latest gun violence, which has become too familiar to shock any American - but the...

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