by Jon Caldara | 2:34 pm, April 2, 2012
Here’s Rep. Spencer Swalm on auditing RTD:
As if you hadn’t had enough Tim Tebow, here’s Wayne Laugesen on Tebow, Manning, and the Broncos season coming up:
by Amy Oliver | 6:02 pm, March 21, 2012
Senator Betty Boyd, a democrat member of the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee, was not present in the committee hearing for any of the testimony either for or against HB 1172, the carbon tax repeal. Yet she knew exactly how to vote — against electricity ratepayers, against the environment, and for Xcel Energy.
According to [...]
by Amy Oliver | 12:00 pm, February 29, 2012
Good news for Xcel Energy ratepayers. HB 1172 “no imputed carbon tax”, Representative Spencer Swalm’s second attempt to repeal Colorado’s carbon tax, passed the state House on third reading this morning. It is now headed to the…
by Amy Oliver | 1:45 pm, February 17, 2012
During the discussion phase of HB 1172, Representative Spencer Swalm’s bill to repeal Colorado’s “phantom carbon tax,” Representative Marsha Looper (R-Calhan) stated:
Whenever we have an opportunity to repeal a tax, especially a phantom tax…it behooves me to do so. I will be supporting it [HB 1172].
As posted earlier, HB 1172 moved out of the Ag [...]
by Amy Oliver | 6:53 pm, February 8, 2012
A bill to repeal Colorado’s “phantom carbon tax” was heard today in the Republican-controlled House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee. It’s the second time in as many years that State Representative Spencer Swalm (R-Centennial) has sponsored the pro-ratepayer legislation. Both times it was heard in the House Ag Committee. Last year, we documented how [...]
by Amy Oliver | 8:17 pm, January 22, 2012
Two years after the passage of the fuel-switching bill HB 1365, Governor Bill Ritter’s “crown jewel” of the new energy economy, supporters would like the debate to go away. But like a nagging cough, it just won’t.
Several bills in the 2012 legislative session address issues raised surrounding the collusion to draft HB 1365, the cost [...]
by Amy Oliver | 11:02 pm, February 10, 2010
Just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should…
I get it. Democrats are in charge in Colorado and therefore they can pass or defeat pretty much whatever legislation they want. They do not need Republicans at all. But just because they can doesn’t mean they should.
Tonight the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs defeated [...]
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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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