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October 16, 2018

Steamboat Pilot & Today: Vote ‘yes’ on Prop. 110, ‘no’ on Prop. 109

With the gap between the list of state transportation projects and available funding widening to almost $10 billion, it’s no surprise that two state transportation initiatives have landed on the November ballot. Propositions 109 and 110 both propose to fix Colorado’s transportation problems, but their approaches are very different.

October 16, 2018

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: Reject Amendment 74 and Proposition 112

Thus far we’ve endorsed two local measures (Ballot Issue 1A and Referred Measure 2A) that would benefit local government, nonprofits and the economy. Shifting to the statewide ballot issues, we oppose two measures that would severely impact any community in the state.

October 16, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Polis concedes he may not deliver

No, Virginia, Santa cannot withstand scrutiny. Neither can the platform of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis.

October 14, 2018

The Pueblo Chieftain: Vote Stapleton for governor

The decision for governor really comes down to picking a doer as opposed to a dreamer.



Opinion


October 17, 2018

Proposition 110: a ‘practical, strong and sustained’ fix for state’s transportation woes

As a Republican, I was a late and reluctant convert to the concept that we needed to find new dollars to make significant and lasting improvements to our transportation system.   But reality is a stubborn master.  To find a solution that truly addresses what our citizens are demanding, not just scratch the surface to address years of neglect, the only viable answer is Proposition 110.

October 17, 2018

Proposition 109: it takes care of Colorado’s transportation needs — without a tax hike

Colorado voters will have a choice this fall between two transportation funding measures.  Proposition 109 focuses on road and bridge infrastructure, without a tax or fee increase, while Proposition 110 uses roads as a hook for a massive sales tax increase, a slush fund for cities and counties, and mystery transit projects mostly aimed at Metro Denver. 

October 17, 2018

FEEDBACK | Rein in lending? Roll back drilling?

Our state has a problem. The cost of living continues to increase, but wages are not keeping up. Simply paying bills can be extraordinarily stressful. Unfortunately, there is an industry that exists solely to take advantage of people in this situation — payday lenders. Preying on those who require a helping hand is sickening. That is why I urge everyone to vote “Yes” on Proposition 111, which will reduce the allowable interest rate to a maximum APR of 36 percent.