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Bill is no bargain for local government

By The Daily Sentinel

Democratic leaders in Congress have resurrected a bill that stalled on Capitol Hill last year. And they’ve placed it on a fast-track approval, even though it supersedes the decisions of local governments and their voters. S. 3194 would ...


Time to try again to rein in amendments

By The Daily Sentinel

Early next week, a democratic state lawmaker from Pueblo is expected to introduce legislation that aims to make it more difficult for Coloradans to amend the state Constitution. We hope Sen. Abel Tapia succeeds in winning the support of ...


Jane Norton’s gamble

By The Daily Sentinel

Perhaps Jane Norton will prove to be a brilliant political strategist. It may be that her decision announced Tuesday — to petition her way onto the Republican primary election ballot in the race for the party’s U.S. Senate ...


Taxing thoughts

By The Daily Sentinel

Taxes are too high. We all know that. Or maybe we don’t. But a good many of us believe they are too high for us. And taxes for those other folks are clearly too low. The “others” who aren’t paying enough may be ...


Move Lochmiller trial to Grand Junction

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s tough to generate much sympathy for a Denver attorney who says it would be hard on his law practice if he had to travel to Grand Junction to defend Philip Lochmiller on federal fraud charges. Attorney Daniel T. Smith is, after all, ...


Tending to tenure

By The Daily Sentinel

Public school teachers in Colorado ought to be protected from arbitrary firing. But they shouldn’t be given carte blanche to serve in the schools as long as they want, regardless of how well they perform their jobs. A bill introduced in ...


Project passes smell test

By The Daily Sentinel

The equipment recently installed at the Mesa County Landfill to capture and burn off methane gas created by decomposition of trash is a forward-thinking plan that can help the environment in a variety of ways. One such way, which isn’t ...


Club 20 takes aim at valid targets

By The Daily Sentinel

Club 20 is always concerned about how potential public-policy measures will affect western Colorado. So it’s no surprise that the organization on Friday found a trio of potential ballot amendments bad news for this side of the ...


Almost 11,000

By The Daily Sentinel

The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly topped the 11,000 mark last Friday, but then fell back down to close at 10,997.35. There’s nothing inherently special about 11,000, of course. But because the Dow hasn’t reached that point ...


Justice Stevens prepares to step down

By The Daily Sentinel

Most people who pay attention to the U.S. Supreme Court knew that Justice John Paul Stevens — the longest-serving member of the current court — was expected to resign soon. Stevens is 89 and has said he wanted to retire during ...


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