Editorials

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Ex-Gov. Blagojevich

By The Daily Sentinel

This week’s blitz of television talk shows by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich wasn’t sufficient for him to keep his job. Neither was his last-minute appearance before the Illinois Senate trial on Blagojevich’s ...


Let elected officials control public safety

By The Daily Sentinel

A Front Range lawmaker wants to give police and firefighters throughout the state a right to collective bargaining rights — something that voters in Grand Junction soundly rejected for their own police and firefighters almost a decade ...


This is stimulus?

By The Daily Sentinel

We support the provision in the economic stimulus bill that seeks to boost the U.S. economy by investing money in highways and bridges — all $30 billion of it. That’s the amount included for highways and bridges in the $819 ...


Reprieve for gas rules

By The Daily Sentinel

A few state lawmakers in Denver, including Rep. Laura Bradford, R-Collbran, wanted to say “Nevermind,” on new oil and gas regulations this week. “Nevermind,” that the state Legislature approved legislation two years ...


Leitner-Poma bucks economic trend

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter might have summed it up best when he thanked Leitner-Poma of America for its new campus in Grand Junction. “You don’t know what it feels like for a governor to thank a company for expanding business,” Ritter ...


Efficiency demands could backfire

By The Daily Sentinel

President Obama’s desire to have the auto industry drive the country toward energy independence is a worthy enough goal. The president wants autos to burn less gasoline. He’d like the existing automobile-based transportation ...


Family planning will save our economy?

By The Daily Sentinel

There are lots of ways to stimulate an economy and American taxpayers are about to learn about some of them as Congress and President Obama study an $825 billion package ostensibly aimed to do just that. Whether building roads or fixing ...


GJ is coming to terms with its arid climate

By The Daily Sentinel

The city of Grand Junction is giving some thought to easing landscaping requirements on businesses. As things stand now, any business, commercial or industrial, that is looking to build or expand is required to install ...


TV picture remains cloudy for many

By The Daily Sentinel

Perennial procrastinators may get relief this week from Congress. The Senate has reportedly reached agreement on a bill that would delay until June 12 the transition from analogue to digital television broadcasting. Oh joy! Another four ...


If you beat ’em, you can still join ’em

By The Daily Sentinel

There was interesting and refreshing news from Denver last week. State Rep. Laura Bradford, the Collbran Republican who defeated incumbent Democrat Bernie Buescher in the House District 55 race last year, is now carrying legislation that ...


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