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December 10, 2017

Durango Herald: Errant cow at a gas well no reason to increase requirements

Gas wells are often in pastures and fields where cattle, and horses, spend time, and piping and equipment might be fenced in.


December 9, 2017

Denver Post: Lori Saine and Congress need a concealed-carry refresher course

To forget the location of a loaded gun — or worse, to intentionally attempt to bring it into the secure area of an airport — is inexcusable.

December 9, 2017

Denver Post: Uber’s criminal background checks aren’t cutting it

Officials with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission found that 63 Uber drivers had issues with their driver’s licenses, and 57 of them had violations that represent a threat to public safety.


Opinion


December 11, 2017

Cake shop owner is being coerced by arbitrary state authorities

The government has no authority to compel you or me to promote messages or use our creative skills and talents to participate in events that violate our sincerely held beliefs. This is the main issue the U.S. Supreme Court heard today in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case that highlights that tolerance must be a two-way street.

December 11, 2017

Concealed-carry reciprocity is an early Christmas present for Colorado Millennials

The United States House of Representatives gave us an early Christmas present last week when it passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act in a bipartisan 231-198 vote.  This vote came the day after the Millennial Policy Center released a white paper that makes the case for concealed carry reciprocity (CCR).

December 8, 2017

Transportation has become the forgotten stepchild in the state budget 

Gov. Hickenlooper has again asked for zero taxpayer dollars for roads and bridges in his annual budget message. Sad to say, Colorado’s Governor cannot find even one taxpayer dollar for roads and bridges in $11.5 billion in planned General Fund expenditures.