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Betsy Markey endorses Longmont Democrat Karen McCormick in 4th Congressional District primary

The last Democrat to represent Colorado’s 4th Congressional District, former U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey, on Monday threw her support behind veterinarian Karen McCormick, one of four Democrats hoping to challenge Republican Ken Buck in next year’s election.
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Colorado Editorials


November 21, 2017

The Denver Post: GOP tax plan has become an accounting lie told to American taxpayers

When we endorsed the GOP tax reform plan two weeks ago, we had the basic expectation that Republicans would be intellectually honest in their pursuit of a lower corporate tax rate and a more fair individual tax code.

November 21, 2017

The Fort Collins Coloradoan: Discourse, friendship provide plenty to be thankful for

As Northern Colorado families prepare to give thanks for what they have, and to help share their bounties with those who have less, this week is a time to reflect on the topic of gratitude.

November 21, 2017

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: Extend CHIP funding

The fight over tax reform in Congress is rubbing off on spending, creating partisan rifts that may ending up hurting some of America’s most vulnerable citizens — the children of the working poor.

November 21, 2017

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Judge’s decision just common sense

We applaud 4th Judicial District Chief Judge William Bain’s decision to end the practice of El Paso County holding released inmates who can’t pay a $55 release fee. The move came after the ACLU of Colorado filed a federal civil rights claim on behalf of Jasmine Still, a Colorado Springs woman who spent 27 days in jail after a judge approved her release but she couldn’t pay the county’s Pretrial Services’ $55 release fee.



Opinion


November 21, 2017

TIPTON: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will be a winner for Colorado

This past week the House of Representatives took a historic step forward and passed a comprehensive tax reform package. The last time the tax code was reformed was 1986, and since then it has become convoluted, burdensome and has started working against Coloradan families and businesses. It is past time for tax reform, and the House delivered on its promise to provide relief for Americans at every income level.

November 20, 2017

With taxes, Congress shouldn’t just rearrange the deck chairs

Tax reform is all the rage right now, just as it should be.  We have a complex web called the tax code that is nearly 75,000 pages long, including all the guidelines.  At 39.1%, our corporate tax rate – combining federal and state – is the highest in the industrialized world.  And our individual tax system is punitive and burdensome.  This structure cries out for change.

November 17, 2017

NOONAN: Market-based pay, reform agenda repudiated in DougCo school board race

Looks like Grace Davis got the last word in Douglas County over the school board election.  The conservative, pro-voucher board turned over.  Board candidates who support local school funding for public schools won the day.