by | Aug 1, 2019

There are no valid free-market arguments for a nationwide, one-size-fits-all federal plan to provide paid leave. But should experimentation with this policy be off-limits to states? The beauty of a federalist system is that states can experiment and innovate with…

by | Jul 5, 2019

In a recent issue, High Country News (or HCN, a regional fortnightly newspaper published in Paonia, Colorado) Editor in Chief Brian Calvert penned a lead editorial decrying the presence on the southern border of “xenophobic” militia groups, especially one New…

by | Nov 8, 2018

Tuesday was a busy day, and one policy area that got some well deserved attention in the form of ballot measures was criminal justice reform. Three states in particular, Florida, Colorado, and Louisiana made great strides with common sense constitutional…

by | Jun 29, 2018

Colorado’s primary Tuesday cut the competition for governor from eight hopefuls to two. U.S. Congressman Jared Polis (D) will face off against term-limited State Treasurer Walker Stapleton (R) for the keys to the Golden Dome in November. Colorado, which has…

by | May 31, 2016

If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, the promoters of Amendment 69 — popularly known as ColoradoCare — are certainly crazy. Despite the uniform record of failure racked up…

by | May 10, 2016

The water is clean and safe. On Monday, May 2 the Colorado Supreme Court ruled on what the New York Times(NYT) called “a lengthy battle for energy production.” The court’s unanimous decision to strike down two cities’ limits on fracking…

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