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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...

Paving Paradise – The Local Growth Machine

September 2, 2016 0 min to read

Paving Paradise – The Local Growth Machine

Category : Paving Paradise

How the growth machine games the system in your community. Real estate developers, homebuilders, construction companies and banks are most likely pulling the strings. They use the myth of prosperity from growth to con us, and election contributions to wield undue influence over public policy. The result? The public pays much of th...