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Taxpayer burden shows why Colorado Springs is fiscally conservative

Colorado Springs earns its fiscally conservative reputation, with the 15th lowest taxpayer burden among the country’s 50 most populous cities, according to a new report by the nonprofit Truth in Accounting (TIA). If every taxpayer had to pony up a share to cover the city’s debt, each tab would be $2,800, according to the report […]

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YESTERYEAR: Zakhem appointed to ambassadorship, state legislators travel to Israel

Thirty Years Ago This Week in the Colorado Statesman … A former state legislator was bestowed the honor of an ambassadorship. Former state Sen. Sam H. Zakhem was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, he succeeded Donald Leidel. A well-known name in Colorado politics, Zakhem is Lebanese by birth, […]

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Statesman: Why we support lieutenant governor nominee Donna Lynne

Donna Lynne

With a vacancy looming for one of the state’s top posts, Gov. John Hickenlooper has nominated healthcare executive Donna Lynne to be his lieutenant governor. The Colorado Statesman supports the nomination and urges a “yes” vote for her confirmation. An extensive review of her qualifications yields the portrait of a respected businesswoman and experienced civil […]

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Privacy and security must be balanced in the age of terrorism

Jonathan Lockwood
We are living in dangerous times, and we must be prudent when it comes to forfeiting our privacy in the name of safety and security. The latest showdown between the government and Apple has opened the door for a robust debate on what measures should be taken to protect Americans.

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