Government

Mark Hillman’s Capitol Review: Amendment 73 is the wrong answer for education

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Colorado schools make a credible argument that a little more money would make their job easier.  But Amendment 73 on this year's ballot is the wrong answer.

The most ominous force against education funding in the Colorado budget is rapid growth of entitlement spending - not lack of money.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission meets in Glenwood Springs September 6-7

Outdoors - Colorado Parks Wildlife Mountains Baca National Wildlife Refuge - USFWS

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss allowing leashed dogs on select trails at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, prohibiting fishing at the ponds within the dog off-leash area at Chatfield State Park, restricting watercraft to vessels propelled by hand on the Chatfield State Park ponds (excluding the main reservoir), removing the boating seasonal closure at Jackson Lake State Park, and defining and allowing incidental commercial use at state parks without a cooperative or special use agreement.  

Capitol Review – Jared Polis’ Health Care Hypocrisy

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Just two years after Colorado voters overwhelmingly rejected a costly, unworkable universal health care ballot measure, Rep. Jared Polis, the Democrat candidate for governor, is sidling up with the same kooky progressives who brought us the failed ColoradoCare proposal by touting "Medicare for all."

Coloradans should be skeptical that the $387 Million Man really means, "Medicare for you - but not for me."  After all, he can buy his way out of a lousy government health care system after he wrecks health care for the rest of us.

New Online Services Available from the DMV

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If you are one of the thousands of people who have stood in line and the Division of Motor Vehicles office wishing for a better way to take care of business, new features on the agency's web site promise faster service and less hassle.

The Colorado Department of Revenue's Division of Motor Vehicles has launched 15 new online services at mydmv.colorado.gov, bringing total online services offering to 34. These online services were added as part of the transition to the new DRIVES computer system, which took place over the weekend.