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Today's Opinions

  • Explaining votes on gun control bills

    By State Sen. Jeanne Nicholson

  • Our Readers Write

    Transparency lacking when school board adds to construction contracts
    Editor:
    Jeffco school district policy states that if a project is to cost more than $50,000, a competitive bid process must be used. However, if the contractors in question are board member campaign contributors, it appears that this policy falls to the wayside.

  • Democrats prevail on two key issues

    When Democrats claimed control of both houses of the Colorado General Assembly in last November’s elections, there was little doubt that two priority issues would be enacted once the legislature convened. Just over halfway through the 120-day session, bills to establish civil unions and to allow illegal immigrants who matriculated at Colorado high schools to receive in-state tuition at public colleges and universities in our state have passed.

  • Our Readers Write

    LWV objects to commissioners’ anti-gun-control resolution
    Editor:

  • Our Readers Write

    Jeffco LWV objects to commissioners’ anti-gun-control resolution

    Editor:

  • Gun control’s unintended consequences

    As a student living on Chicago’s south side in the early 1990s, I understood that the beginning of spring brought not only warmer days, but the sound of gunfire at night. Sometimes it would be the single shot from a handgun, and occasionally it would be the “pop-pop-pop” of a semi-automatic weapon. 

     

  • Don’t make a stink — think pink

    During the first couple months of this year’s legislative session, I supported a bill on which the opponents didn’t feel at all constrained by either the truth or any kind of ethical behavior. And while my policy not to write about things I work on will spare you the details, it reminded me of a learning experience I had early in my career.

     

  • Our Readers Write

    Everett has in fact become the ‘no’ representative at the Capitol

    Editor: