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Pay-as-you-go won’t halt rising deficit

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that he wants Congress to pass legislation to make pay-as-you-go budgeting the law. Under his plan, most new spending would have to be offset by budget cuts in other areas or by tax increases. The idea ...


Chrysler sale in a skid

By The Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Supreme Court is engaged in a delicate balancing act this week over the fate of Chrysler Corp. and its investors. On one hand, there is the legal claim filed by investors led by Indiana pension funds. They argue their legal rights to ...


Charter for success in public education

By The Daily Sentinel

Congratulations to students, teachers, administrators and parents involved with local charter schools. Their efforts to boost student achievement have helped charter schools through the state post, on average, higher levels of reading and math ...


Cap and control

By The Daily Sentinel

The so-called cap-and-trade energy bill is 900-plus pages of expensive regulations, new federal bureaucracy, skyrocketing costs for virtually every American, all for a highly questionable impact on global warming. If you think we’re not ...


City’s fee action can help construction

By The Daily Sentinel

The decision by Grand Junction planning officials to allow builders to postpone payments on thousands of dollars of city development fees may not be the make-or-break factor for most new construction projects. But it’s not something that ...


Federal fracking legislation unnecessary

By The Daily Sentinel

So let’s see. The Environmental Protection Agency under both a Democratic and a Republican president found no threat to domestic drinking water from the gas industry practice of hydraulic fracturing. Additionally, states already have ...


Local control preserved with Gov. Ritter’s veto

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter’s veto Thursday of a firefighters’ collective-bargaining bill will likely cost him some labor union support as he prepares for his 2010 re-election campaign. But that veto will help taxpayers and elected officials ...


One cheer is due for May job figures

By The Daily Sentinel

No one should break out the champagne or start partying like it’s 1999. The U.S. economy is still in a deep recession, a far cry from the heady tech-boom days of a decade ago, or even the economy of two years ago. That was underscored ...


Olive branches and tough talk in Egypt

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama used his own Islamic heritage and American history to reach out to the world’s Muslims during a speech in Cairo Thursday. But, equally important, Obama made it clear the United States remains committed to the fight ...


Rocky Mountain high

By The Daily Sentinel

The good news is Coloradans may not be getting drunk as much as they were a few years ago, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Abuse and Health. In fact, Colorado is the only state that showed a decrease in the percentage of ...


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