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Repeal Of CO Magazine Limitation Law Has Bi-Partisan Support

Repeal Of CO Magazine Limitation Law Has Bi-Partisan Support

Repeal Of CO Magazine Limitation Law Has Bi-Partisan Support Senate Bill 15-175 would repeal the 2013 law that limited the size of ammunition magazines to 15 rounds. The unusual characteristic of this bill is that there are 4 Democrat co-sponsors, 3 in the Senate and 1 in the House. This is an attribute of the Colorado General Assembly that many other states don’t have: We have pro-gun...

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Taking A Swipe At Small Business

Taking A Swipe At Small Business

What bill could the Colorado State Legislature be cooking up that has the far right and the far left singing Kumbaya? House Bill 15-1154 is doing just that, bringing both sides of the aisle to the aid of small business. Here is what the Denver Post has to say about it. When a patron uses their credit card, the merchant is charged an “interchange fee” by their bank. Generally, larger merchants...

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Crushing The American Dream

Crushing The American Dream

Crushing the American Dream What is powdered alcohol and why does the government want to keep it from us? Powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, is a product that has not yet hit the market, but 5 states have already banned it, with many more states trying to ban it. Why? Because, according to the Republican bill sponsor in Colorado, JoAnn Windholz, “It’s prudent for states to ban the product...

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Moving Toward A Free-Market In Education

Moving Toward A Free-Market In Education

Imagine if you could shop for your child’s education just like you’d shop for a new laptop. If you were shopping for a new laptop, you would look online at the features to see if they match your needs. You would look at reviews and at what Consumer Reports has to say about the specs, the durability and the overall performance. You might ask your friends what brand laptop they have and how they...

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Colorado’s State-Wide Ballot Amendments – What is the Proper Role of Government?

Colorado’s State-Wide Ballot Amendments – What is the Proper Role of Government?

Following are my opinions on the state-wide ballot initiatives in Colorado from my perspective about whether or not they are actually the proper role of government.  Feel free to reach out if you have questions about your local ballot issues. Amendment 67 – Definition of Person and Child The marketing for Amendment 67 would have you believe that it exists solely to gain equal rights in wrongful...

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Why I Support Bernie Herpin

Why I Support Bernie Herpin

Colorado State Senate District 11 is a contest between two very different candidates. On the Republican side is Bernie Herpin.  Herpin is a retired military Captain, having served time in both the Navy and the Air Force, a private sector defense contractor, 27 year volunteer with the Colorado Springs Police Department and a former Colorado Springs City Councilman.  Bernie stepped up to run for...

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