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Tom Cronin and Bob LoevyTom Cronin and Bob LoevyOctober 31, 20189min382

Two political waves could be washing across Colorado on election night this Tuesday. The first is a “blue wave” of Democratic votes from folks who dislike Republican President Donald Trump. The second is a “big dollars” wave of Democratic votes caused by the fact Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis has spent more than $20 million of his own money to defeat Republican Walker Stapleton.


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Timothy J. LarsenTimothy J. LarsenOctober 22, 20185min266

Proposition 110 and 109 do not create fair funding for our highways.  Currently Colorado taxes gasoline and diesel fuel, with all users of our highways helping to maintain and improve our highways.  Colorado and out-of-state businesses pay over 18 percent of the Colorado fuel tax (for diesel fuel) to support highways.  Propositions 110 and 109 will not collect any money for highways from trucks and businesses.


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Jim AlexeeJim AlexeeOctober 19, 20185min329

The Sierra Club, Colorado’s largest grassroots group committed to protecting our air, water, land and people, has voted to endorse Proposition 110. Why are we weighing in on transportation? Well, the cars and trucks we drive (and getting the oil and gas that power them) is the largest source of air pollution in the metro area, and one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reduce pollution, we need to switch to cleaner cars and electric vehicles – but we also need better transportation infrastructure that gives us more options in how we travel, and lets us spend less time stuck in traffic. That’s where Proposition 110 comes in.


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Jackie MillettJackie MillettOctober 17, 20186min557

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.


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Mike KrauseMike KrauseOctober 17, 20186min602

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. 


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Miller HudsonMiller HudsonOctober 9, 20186min259

It has been apparent for more than a decade that Colorado needs to spend more money on its roads. If you have had the occasion to travel across our borders recently, it is apparent that even blood red states like Utah, Nebraska, Kansas and Wyoming have figured out how to finance this central responsibility of government. For the past half dozen years each new Legislature has identified transportation funding as its bi-partisan, number one priority without significant result. On this November’s ballot voters have an opportunity to choose between a pair of citizen initiatives that embrace the competing theories regarding this challenge that have consistently defeated resolution by our legislators.