Post Tagged with: "elections"

Council Matters: City Budget  Oct 16 2017

October 16, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: City Budget Oct 16 2017

Category : Council Matters

Bill Murray and Tom Strand are serious in this episode. Why? They’re working on the 2018 budget of Colorado Springs. Are the mayor’s revenue projections too rosy? Also: funding for vehicle maintenance, parks. stormwater, police and fire. Plus:What will move the public to vote? Should school boards be required to have seni...

Reality Check, April 14, 2017

April 20, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, April 14, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss the special elections going on across the country–Kansas, Georgia and Montana.  The other topics covered are a variety of issues across the country and the world.  New Mexico is ending lunch shaming.  A province in British Columbia has banned mandatory high heels at work.  New Jersey and other states ar...

SoapBox: Colorado Springs City Council Candidates Reviewed

February 28, 2017 0 min to read

SoapBox: Colorado Springs City Council Candidates Reviewed

Category : SoapBox

Local citizen/activists Gary Casimir and Dave Gardner review the candidates for Colorado Springs City Council in the April 2017 election and offer their recommendations. Included is analysis of what the endorsements and financial support of the candidates should tell us – particularly with regard to Colorado Springs Forward and...

Reality Check 02-17-2017

February 24, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check 02-17-2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss the upcoming Colorado Springs Elections.   City Council seats and Ballot issues are discussed.  One of the ballot issues we are concerned with is the future of high speed internet in Colorado Springs.  Our main topic this week is Civil Asset Forfeiture.  We cover the Fourth Amendment protections against ille...

Reality Check 10-20-2016

October 23, 2016 0 min to read

Reality Check 10-20-2016

Category : Reality Check

New Co-Host, Lyn Myers.  Gary, Dee and Lyn discuss ballot issues in other states.  Topics covered — tobacco, guns, marijuana, minimum wage and rank choice voting.   We also discuss Presidential Appointments that are still open. Chart showing gun death rates in relation to gun laws per state.  A link will be posted to the f...