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Politics of redistricting

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s a census year, and that means the once-every-10-years exercise in gerrymandering known as redistricting is just around the corner. The battle has already begun in the Colorado Legislature, where a bill to re-establish the rules for ...


Arizona vs. feds in immigration debate

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s pretty clear that immigrants have played a major, no, make that THE major role in the history of the United States. From the Mayflower to the amazing tale of Ellis Island, the United States has always welcomed those who have a ...


Entrepreneurial approach could benefit government

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s heartening that the leaders of Grand Junction, Mesa County and School District 51 are willing to accept salary freezes and even pay reductions for themselves. Mesa County Administrator Jon Peacock’s salary remains at $125,004 ...


Residents still feeling pinch of recession

By The Daily Sentinel

The grip of the recession seems to be strengthening in many respects as more Grand Valley residents are finding as they line up for food at the Salvation Army. More people also are applying for food stamps, and the number of people needing ...


All candidates must face media scrutiny

By The Daily Sentinel

David Cox, one of three Republicans running for the open House District 54 seat, says his run-ins with the law involving alcohol are no big deal. Perhaps they are. Perhaps they are not. We’re happy to leave an immediate decision in that ...


A car loan repaid

By The Daily Sentinel

There was much ballyhoo last week — and deservedly so — when General Motors announced the repayment of $8.1 billion in loans from the governments of the United States and Canada. The loans are being repaid five years ahead of ...


Tenure bill passes a critical first test

By The Daily Sentinel

A bill to reform Colorado’s teacher tenure system passed its first hurdle in the state Legislature Friday. It was approved by the Senate Education Committee despite the objections of the Colorado Education Association and the National ...


GOP is on hot seat with financial reform

By The Daily Sentinel

Republicans in the U.S. Senate face a political dilemma this week: Whether to support the efforts of President Barack Obama and Democrats for new regulatory oversight of the nation’s financial system or whether to try to block the effort ...


Cut from the middle on health insurance

By The Daily Sentinel

If you own a business and want to save money on health insurance by cutting out the middle man and working directly with insurance companies — good luck. Call most of the major insurance companies and they will politely take your ...


House dispenses a sound marijuana plan

By The Daily Sentinel

House Bill 1284 may not be perfect when it comes to regulating the dispensing of medical marijuana, but it is a good first step toward providing some order in the chaotic system that has developed with medical marijuana in less than a year. As ...


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