Texas and Mississippi drop mask mandates, open for business - will Colorado be next?
The Situation with Michael Brown
Moments after Texas governor Greg Abbott (R) announced 100% of businesses in his state can open up at 100% capacity, while also dropping all mask mandates for COVID-19, Mississippi governor Tate Reeves proclaims the same for his state. When will His Mighty Majesty King Jared Polis set Coloradans free?
Financial Slight of Hand. Will Colorado Springs receive any revenue? Feb 08 2021
Council Matters – Studio 809 Podcasts
How does a Quasi-Public organization fit into the picture? What is a Quasi-Public organization: Investing in a quasi-public corporation comes with very little risk due to the fact that, if the business isn’t making a profit, the company will be backed by one or more government agencies who will ensure that the corporation continues running and making a profit. Which begs the question: “Who is the government organization that will ensure that the corporation makes a profit?” Will Colorado Springs be that government organization? Or an outside government organization? Who is Providence Group-USAFA LLC? Who is the Arizona Industrial Development Authority? Stand-by for a Storm Water increase. What is the real reason the developers will not have to pony up 2 acres for parkland? When will the needs of the city be addressed? When is the money coming in? 10, 20, 30 years? Never? What is in the best interest of the population? Who’s the Power Broker? Another packed Council Matters Podcast. The post Financial Slight of Hand. Will Colorado Springs receive any revenue? Feb 08 2021 appeared first on Studio 809 Podcasts.
Colorado Sun Daily Sun-Up: It's Inauguration Day in Washington - how will Colorado feel the impact?
The Daily Sun-Up
Good Morning, Colorado, and welcome to the Daily Sun-Up. It’s Wednesday January 20th, and we’re feeling lucky to start the day with you. It’s Inauguration Day in Washington and the impact will be felt here in Colorado. John Frank, the Sun’s politics reporter is here to explain. We’re also excited to share an interview with U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper where he’ll share his thoughts on Biden’s presidency. For those of you listening who are interested in the unaffiliated newsletter that John mentioned, visit coloradosun.com backslash unaffiliated. We also got a chance to sit down with U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper, a Colorado Democrat, yesterday, to speak about his first days in Congress, and his take on Joe Biden’s presidency. Thanks for listening. Before we go here are a few stories you should know about today: The Democratic Party now controls Congress as well as the Colorado statehouse. And with President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday, state Democrats hope to have federal support for initiatives they’ve been planning for years. Two more men have been arrested and charged in connection with the three sets of human remains found last year in the San Luis Valley. Four men in total, two of them brothers, have been arrested as part of the case. Xcel Energy has requested an extra fee on customers’ bills to pay for wildfire mitigation work. Critics say the $589.7 million price tag puts too much burden on 1.5 million Colorado customers for work that Xcel says it would be doing anyway. A fourth Colorado man has been arrested after the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Patrick Montgomery of Littleton has been charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building without lawful authority, and violent entry and disorderly conduct. For more information on all of these stories, visit our website, www.coloradosun.com. Now, a quick message from our editor.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Will Colorado Springs ask for help to guide it in the future? Feb 24 2020
Council Matters – Studio 809 Podcasts
Does Colorado Springs have a future that will be robust? What do you do with a city that has a “Moat Mentality?” Change is coming demographically, technologically, environmentally, and politically. Will the establishment be able to handle it? Why the aversion to hiring consultants that can really help the city move forward? Is there a Philosophy of Transparency? Does the political establishment really want the citizens to know what is going on? Is the local educational establishment looking to the future? Not just cyber security. What about Quality of Life? Will the city invest in the education and upgrading of its employees or will it maintain the “Moat Mentality” of “It isn’t going to happen here. We do things slowly.” The post Will Colorado Springs ask for help to guide it in the future? Feb 24 2020 appeared first on Studio 809 Podcasts.