by Jon Caldara | 1:28 pm, November 2, 2012
The education funding mafia is making a sport of touting false education spending numbers in order to scare voters into voting for higher taxes. They continue to spread the lie that Colorado ranks near the bottom in per pupil funding, and often cite the statistic “$6,500 per pupil.” Meanwhile, if they cared to look at [...]
by Jon Caldara | 4:03 pm, September 27, 2012
School districts seeking tax increases face the challenge of persuading voters whose incomes have taken a harder hit in recent years. Senior education policy analyst Ben DeGrow’s colorful, two-page issue backgrounder “Colorado K-12 Tax Hikes Challenged” shows four of the five largest school districts with mill levy and/or bond issues on the ballot increased per-student [...]
by Joshua Sharf | 11:53 pm, July 23, 2012
The unions favoring JeffCo’s 3A & 3B are using the usual scare tactics, of course. But this year, thanks to Sheila Atwell at Jeffco Students First (among others), they’re having to play defense on a number of issues, including the district’s PERA contributions.
by Jon Caldara | 2:48 pm, May 2, 2012
Ryan Call on the GOP state assembly and all things Republican:
Tim Farmer of PACE on the “Options for Teachers” legislation:
by ColoradoPeakPolitics | 1:37 pm, October 18, 2011
For years conservatives have grumbled amongst themselves that there is no conservative group with the financial firepower and skilled operators that could take on the Pat Stryker brigade of the Colorado Democracy Alliance (CODA). Well, conservatives, g…
by Kelly Maher | 9:39 pm, October 10, 2011
I e-mailed the largest teachers’ union in Colorado to ask if they planned further support “in time or money” of Prop. 103, the $2.9 billion tax hike on the Nov. 1 ballot. Here’s the response…
by Vande Krol | 8:39 am, September 12, 2011
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein President Obama has explained his new stimulus program. Let’s see how the old one did. Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) reports that th…
by Kelly Maher | 12:59 pm, August 19, 2011
Political spending by the teachers unions in Colorado is funded by dues; which comes from paychecks provided by taxpayers; who are then asked to pay even more in taxes by state Sen. Rollie Heath and his union backers. Get the picture?
- PPC Training for Activists
UPDATE: Something apparently got messed up with the PayPal buttons during this past weekend’s database glitch – fixed now. Yes, it’s that time again — PPC will be conducting training classes for center-right activists on Saturday, April 20 and Saturday, April 27, at Independence Institute in Denver. The tentative class schedule is as follows: Saturday, [...]
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