The Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) protects Coloradans from the unnecessary expansion of state government by requiring a ballot initiative to raise taxes or expand the state general fund. TABOR requires excess tax revenue be returned to taxpayers unless a vote allows the state to retain the funds.
Over this past summer I have come to understand, even more than I did as a young working mother, how important—not just important but more of a priority—it is that communities find a way to provide quality childcare. Way back in the 1980s and 1990s when I worked full time, and on any given day needed daycare for at least three children, if not four, it was a constant battle of finding care providers, but even more so, finding QUALITY care providers.
The Joint Chamber Eastern Plains Tour, which I helped plan with my fellow Eastern Plains colleagues, was a success. We had a total of 15 State Senators and Representatives (11 of whom represent urban/metropolitan districts) participate in either one or both days of this event and we traveled almost 750 miles from start to finish.
Earlier this month, I was able to join Trent Loos on Rural Route Radio, where we discussed how “Colorado is the tip of the spear for the challenge in using the great resources the state has.”
Love him or hate him, former President Donald Trump got this one right a long time ago. Trump first used the term, “Fake News,” on December 10, 2016, and he continued to use it throughout his presidency and, still to this day, in his third bid for the White House in 2024.
On Wednesday, April 12th, there will be a Rally for Parents Rights on the West Steps of the Colorado State Capitol. We must protect a parent’s right to direct the upbringing and education of their child.
If I told you there was a free, new chat-based technology online that’s called ChatGPT and that the “GPT” stands for “Generative Pre-trained Transformer,” would you have any idea what I was talking about? Yeah, me either! You might even question why you should care, but believe me, we should all care about this new online tech.
The same people who would prefer us not to own anything in the near future also don’t embrace the concept of one person, one vote. They prefer that in the next world, an “educated” minority will always be able to “outvote” an indifferent majority.
When the Democratic Party swept into power in Colorado in 2018 riding the crest of the Russia-Russia-Russia mis-information wave, they teamed up with RadicalxChange, a group that already had a local presence in the state.
With the Colorado Primary Elections just weeks away and ballots already mailed to all registered voters in the state we wait to see just how blue Colorado truly is or if the prolific Red Wave will crash land over our landlocked state. The Democrats and establishment RHINOS are hoping Colorado is True Blue.