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Sen. Bennet and the public option

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s a question for Colorado voters as Sen. Michael Bennet sounds off like it’s February 2009, not 2010: Is the Democrat appointed to the U.S. Senate last year standing on principle when it comes to health care reform or is he ...


Going nuclear

By The Daily Sentinel

The United States has a long way to go to catch up with European nations in the use of nuclear energy. But President Barack Obama’s announcement this week that his administration will provide $8.3 billion in loan guarantees for two new ...


City services on chopping block

By The Daily Sentinel

Under any of the scenarios that Grand Junction City Manager Laurie Kadrich outlined for the City Council Monday evening, residents of this city can expect some reduction in the services provided by their municipal government. That’s ...


Body farm plan is not a stinker

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa State College likely won’t go through the city’s planning process to obtain a city permit for its body farm — officially known as a forensic anthropology center — for the simple reason that the law doesn’t ...


Can they track you now?

By The Daily Sentinel

Cell phones have become ubiquitous in modern life. We use them in our homes and cars, while shopping or doing business, perhaps even when we attend political rallies or protest gatherings. Now, the Obama administration wants access to ...


A plan that deserves condemnation

By The Daily Sentinel

To the west of us in Utah a few state lawmakers have ginned up a plan to gain control of federal lands in that state by a simple means: They want to condemn them. Great. All the West needs is every state official or local government potentate ...


Politics getting gassed

By The Daily Sentinel

For the third straight election cycle, rules governing oil and gas drilling in this state are front and center in Colorado’s political campaigns. But the issue has changed dramatically. Four years ago, demand for tougher environmental ...


King puts himself in political crosshairs

By The Daily Sentinel

When a House Ethics Committee began looking into allegations that state Rep. Steve King improperly intermingled state legislative reimbursement funds and campaign money, the Grand Junction Republican claimed it was a politically motivated ...


A fine for public lands

By The Daily Sentinel

Oh great, some people may say, just what the federal government needs — another means to extract large amounts of money from people. In the case of a bill introduced by Colorado Sen. Mark Udall and 3rd District Rep. John Salazar, there ...


Stimulating jobs

By The Daily Sentinel

The latest federal jobs bill making its way around snowbound Washington this week is much less ambitious than a measure approved by the House last December, and it focuses more on tax credits for businesses that hire people who are ...


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