Editorials

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A timeout for public-safety plans

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction voters won’t be asked this April to reconsider a funding plan for proposed new public safety buildings, after they rejected a $98 million plan last November. The city won’t put a public-safety measure on this ...


Iraq’s election day

By The Daily Sentinel

There was tension and anger in Iraq Monday, accusations of voter fraud, concerns about voter turnout and claims of victory when official tallies had not yet been released. In short, Iraq in 2009 sounds like many representative democracies ...


Haste may stimulate waste

By The Daily Sentinel

We join millions of other Americans who believe the federal government must act to stimulate the economy. But the $819 billion stimulus package that breezed through the House last week with virtually no debate is so deeply flawed that it needs ...


GOP turns to Steele

By The Daily Sentinel

Michael Steele’s challenge isn’t impossible, just daunting. The former lieutenant governor of Maryland was elected chairman of the Republican National Committee Friday, the first black to hold that post. Now, he must try to hold ...


Legislative nannies

By The Daily Sentinel

Oh great. As the nation and the state suffer through the worst economic crisis in many decades, a number of state lawmakers are dreaming up ideas to cost taxpayers more money in order to protect us from what they perceive as our bad ...


Answering questions of annexation anxiety

By The Daily Sentinel

A group of Clifton-area residents has posed some very pertinent questions to the city of Grand Junction regarding the potential annexation of Clifton and Fruitvale to the city. Here’s hoping city officials respond quickly and thoroughly ...


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 ...


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