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Colorado PoliticsColorado PoliticsMay 10, 20189min417

The recent opinion piece from Colorado teacher Jill Cullis shed some light on the problems facing Colorado’s schools. Recent increases in funding, with the bulk of those dollars not going to teachers' salaries, is the real problem. During Teacher Appreciation Week, we should highlight the fact that outstanding teachers are making the same salaries as mediocre or even underperforming teachers. In fact, based on outdated salary schedules used in most school districts, many underperforming teachers will make more than their “highly effective” counterparts.  This is an incredible disservice to Colorado educators and students.


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Colorado PoliticsColorado PoliticsFebruary 8, 20185min457

We’ve heard a lot recently about electric vehicles and Gov. John Hickenlooper’s intent to use part of the Volkswagen settlement to build a network of rapid-charging stations. Certainly, the technological advancements in electric vehicles and their offerings should be commended and pursued further. But we also need to recognize that these vehicles are part of the answer, not the answer.



Joey BunchJoey BunchJanuary 12, 20173min305
When Conservation Colorado talks, Democrats, and a few Republicans, listen. The 22,000 members whose issue is the environment have a lot of clout in the statehouse, helping elect 54 of the 60 statehouse candidates it endorsed last year. Conservation Colorado spent $1.3 million on digital ads, mailers, paid canvasses and ads for TV and radio. […]

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