I’m reconsidering the wisdom of electric vehicles

Last month I wrote about my search for, and finding of, an electric vehicle after our plug-in Prius was destroyed in a collision. I received messages that made me reconsider if the future of...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Better pay for Colorado teachers is a moral issue

When I watched my students in Thornton carry their diplomas across the stage as graduates, they also carried the pride and hope of their families who had loved and sacrificed to get them there....

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

State progress on health care benefits Durango

It’s not often you see good news about health care costs. But as the lieutenant governor and leader of the Governor’s Office of Saving People Money on Health Care, I am thrilled to be the bearer of...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Conservatives can’t duck the blame on this one

Connor Betts, the alleged Dayton, Ohio, shooter, believed in socialism, supported Elizabeth Warren’s candidacy, and regularly inveighed on Twitter against various personages on the right...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Environmentalists needlessly delay development

I am writing with regard to the recent developments with the Village at Wolf Creek, and because I have received a number of inquiries on the subject. The history of this project is now running...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Foreign policy is a domestic issue in Colorado

Conventional wisdom says voters don’t care about foreign policy. But conventional wisdom is wrong. Because foreign policy touches most everything we Coloradans worry about here at home. Most career...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

This methane monster can’t see state borders

As elected officials in Durango, Colorado, and Aztec, New Mexico, we each serve communities that are very different. But what we have in common is a 2,500-square-mile problem that affects our...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Durango, I’m coming to spread the CU good news

I’m looking forward to visiting southwestern Colorado next week for a number of reasons. Since taking over as the president of the University of Colorado just over a month ago, I’ve been getting to...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Willa Cather penned the antidote for Trump’s age

When I was in high school, I read Willa Cather’s “My Ántonia” and loved it for the love story it told. This week, I borrowed my daughter’s copy and read it again. It turns out to be a book for our...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

I’m rooting for Boris Johnson to salvage Britain

Boris Johnson has been Britain’s prime minister for little more than a day, and the reviews are in. He’s a disaster! A fraud! A Trumpy toff and shameless showman who won’t just be bad for the...

DATE: July 28, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Please, Nancy Pelosi: Fight Trump, not the Squad

For the last few weeks, the House Democratic leadership has been locked in an escalating battle with four left-wing freshmen congresswomen known as “the Squad”: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Immigration policies much worse than Trump’s

HAMBURG, Germany – This country has a new heroine. She is Carola Rackete, she is 31, and she is the captain of Sea Watch 3, a German NGO-operated ship that on June 12 rescued 53 desperate migrants...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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