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Jon Caldara: "Cory Gardner’s political obituary was written the moment the Washington elite of the Democratic Party crowned John Hickenlooper the man who would be king. Problem is, Gardner’s political life just won’t die."

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Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District is as diverse and difficult to campaign in, and represent, as any district in the country. Many districts have constituencies with different values, but the various regions of Colorado’s 3rd are radically different communities. The issues that matter to …

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The 3rd Congressional District is a complex one. Comprised of 29 counties and a land mass the size of the state of Florida, it is as big as it is diverse. The 3rd CD has been historically a swing district and arguably, always competitive. Former Republican U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis held it for…

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Beth McCann: "I agree with much that is being discussed about systemic racism in our country, but damaging and destroying property, both governmental and private, is not an effective way to call for change. As Denver district attorney, I am prosecuting people who cross the line from lawful protest to violent and illegal action."

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Amanda Sawyer: "Given all the unrest in our community, it is virtually impossible to find a thread of commonality among the different voices these days, with a single exception: the people of Denver are all crying out for more transparency and accountability from their government."

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Cole Finegan: "Denver City Council’s initiative to require council approval for certain mayoral cabinet appointments is indeed a solution in search of a problem. Sadly, it will also invoke the law of unintended consequences by persuading talented performers to stay away from serving in the city."

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Mark Hillman: "Denver’s 'progressive' politicians are allowing this once great city to become a rat’s nest that is unsafe for families, inhospitable to businesses, and an embarrassment to all Coloradans."

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Laura Perrotta: "Colorado is an uncommonly beautiful state with a rapidly growing population, so it illustrates perfectly the importance of balancing development and environmental protection."

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Although we don’t yet know when we will emerge from its economic and health disruptions, we do know that COVID-19 has dramatically reshaped transportation in two major ways: behavior and resources. Fully understanding the array of impacts of COVID-19 is a key step to getting Colorado and its…

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Colorado’s once robust economy is flagging. Storefronts are shuttered, job losses are mounting and families are hurting. COVID-19 has slammed the brakes on the world’s economy, hampering entire industries from restaurants and food service, to tourism, and yes, to oil and natural gas.

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Patchwork quilts are works of art. Patchwork government regulations…not so much. They’re a major frustration for Colorado’s new car customers during the COVID-19 crisis. Local control is the bedrock of our western way of life, but getting rid of the current patchwork, and making government r…

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A few months ago, just as I started my tenure as president of the Colorado Business Roundtable, I was given a copy of the book, "A Love Letter to the American Anti-Hero: Big Business." The book explores common criticisms against American business — that it’s selfish, profit-driven, or even c…

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As a nation and as a state we are just now beginning to fully realize the impacts of COVID-19. From staggering unemployment numbers to a $3 billion shortfall in the state budget, the fallout is extraordinary. Coloradans may have weathered the challenge of the pandemic, but the path back to e…

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Some argue that restoring consumer confidence is the first step toward re-starting our economy, but I think there is a step prior to that: to restore a small-business owner’s confidence so he or she can even afford, or want, to re-open his or her doors to greet customers. This is especially …