Post Tagged with: "taxes"

February 1, 2018 0 min to read

Category : SoapBox

Colorado Springs City Council is being asked to ease developer requirements in the Banning Lewis Ranch annexation agreement. Local citizen Dave Gardner takes the mic in the this episode to explain why the proposal needs to be reworked. “We need to assure it doesn’t kill the city budget and ensure Colorado Springs develops...

Council Matters: Trouble at Banning-Lewis Ranch – Jan 22 2018

January 22, 2018 0 min to read

Council Matters: Trouble at Banning-Lewis Ranch – Jan 22 2018

Category : Council Matters

The troubled Banning-Lewis Ranch annexation agreement amendment proposal: Is there a master plan? Are the financial projections a little too “rosy”? Has there been adequate public input and participation? Is there a shorter name for this albatross? City Councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand discuss. Should a citizens comm...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: El Paso County Parks director Tim Wolken recaps 2017

January 3, 2018 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: El Paso County Parks director Tim Wolken recaps 2017

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob talks with El Paso County (Colorado) Community Services Director Tim Wolken and they discuss what 2017 was like for county parks and what’s ahead for 2018 http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/378112232-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-podcast-el-paso-county-parks-director-tim-wolken-recaps-2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Downlo...

Reality Check, December 8, 2017

December 11, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, December 8, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss politics and current events.   We start our podcast with a discussion on the lack of an El Paso County needle exchange program.  Peggy Littleton, El Paso Country Commissioner who sits on the Board of Health is opposed to one.  This Pro-Life, Republican from District 5 believes a needle exchange encourage...

Reality Check, December 1, 2017

December 5, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, December 1, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss current events and issues of the day.  This episode’s topics include Puerto Rico, again.  We heard stories this week of millions of dollars spent on tarps that were never distributed.  Taxes, taxes, taxes.  How does the tax bill will impact public schools.  There will be more on this in the future...

Reality Check, November 17, 2017

November 21, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, November 17, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss news and current events.  We discuss the fact that most of Puerto Rico is still without power.  What happened to that project started by Whitefish Energy?  Oh, that’s right, it failed.  Cory Gardner wants your opinion on taxes.  Feel free to use resistbot by texting ‘resist’ to 50409....

Reality Check November 3, 2017

November 6, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check November 3, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss current events.  Topics this week include the new Republican tax bill, Mueller’s indictments against Papadopoulos, Manafort and Gates.  Papadopoulos has been proactively cooperating in Mueller’s investigation.  What is going on with Sam Clovis and the USDA?  What is up with Wilbur Ross and th...

Reality Check, October 27, 2017

October 31, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, October 27, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss topics of the day.  We’ll start with Senator Gardner’s request for your feedback on taxes.  And, if you don’t know what to say, we discuss what will happen to your taxes.  So, give a listen and you’ll know how this proposal affects your bottom line. http://www.Gardner.Senate.gov/ta...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast:  Bob and Kevin discuss economic benefits of parks, additional parks funding

January 18, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: Bob and Kevin discuss economic benefits of parks, additional parks funding

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and co-host Kevin discuss a recent study regarding the economic benefit of city parks, attempts to raise more money for parks, stormwater issues, and Kevin’s big plans for 2018 http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/303277899-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-bob-kevin-discuss-the-economic-benefit-of-parks-more-parks-funding.mp3Podcast:...

Council Matters – October 20 2016

October 20, 2016 0 min to read

Council Matters – October 20 2016

Category : Council Matters

Local transportation is the topic as local anti-growth (sustainability) activist Dave Gardner guests with Tom Strand while Bill Murray is traveling. On tap: street maintenance and potholes, bus service, and the controversial bike lane demonstration project on Research Parkway. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/289140366-council-matt...