by Mike Krause | 2:38 pm, June 25, 2012
Pleas bargains, corporate welfare, twinkie taxes and fracking are all topics of recently published works by Independence Institute writers.
In the Colorado Springs Gazette, frequent Independence Institute guest author Ari Armstrong examines the consequences to the right of a jury trial from having over 97 percent of Colorado’s criminal convictions be from plea bargains. Writes Ari:
by Jon Caldara | 2:38 pm, June 4, 2012
Our Fiscal Policy Center director Penn Pfiffner was quoted the other day in this Denver Post piece on Aurora’s Gaylord Hotel debacle. To get you up to speed, the city of Aurora along with the Colorado Economic Central Planning Bureaucratic Nightmare Keynesian Association (CECPBNKA) decided to grant Gaylord Entertainment nearly $400 million in combined subsidies [...]
by Vande Krol | 6:41 pm, August 31, 2011
A guy walks into his local grocery. Noting the price of bananas is 89 cents per pound, he complains that the grocery across the street sells bananas for 69 cents per pound. The grocer asks him why he didn’t buy bananas from the other grocery. “The…
by Vande Krol | 3:53 pm, July 21, 2011
Fired. Can you believe it? Governor Hickenlooper fired the entire gaming commission board. Their sin? They granted a tax rate reduction for Colorado’s casinos. When Coloradans are facing layoffs, wage cuts, increasing energy and grocery costs; and wh…
- 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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