</em>Thank you for the June 27 article on electronic or digital billboards or “Powerpoint on a Pole.” Your article serves as a useful “wake-up call” to alert the public about an outdoor advertising technology that is sure to affect many people, and affect them negatively based on experience locally and around the country.
</em>RE: “Bruce Proposal would likely cause irreparable damage”
I have seen some wild stories and articles around stating that the sky would fall if Doug Bruce would succeed. This article is an out and out stretch of the truth.
Let’s look at what got us into this fix in the first place.
</em>RE: “Why not ‘shift’ the focus to increasing the Lodgers and Automobile Rental Tax?”<br>
The meeting and tourism industry has become a popular target for those hoping to raise funds to make up for budget shortfalls. It’s easy to think that it would be harmless to increase taxes and fees paid by visitors to our city and state.
</em>The Pueblo Chieftain editorial board would like to clarify its position regarding the ongoing review of the proposed Southern Delivery System.
The comments come in response to a recent column and editorial in the Colorado Springs Business Journal calling for a negotiated settlement of the SDS proposal.
</em>Please allow me to make clear a few points about the Colorado Division of Insurance.
The Division of Insurance is designed to help consumers understand insurance issues and get relief when they have been harmed by an insurance company. We work to help consumers make informed choices and avoid problems when they can. We also communicate with insurance companies on behalf of consumers to determine unfair treatment and to take steps to remedy those situations.
Dear Editor: It seems like everyone, with exception, is on Doug Bruce’s back. No one really ever seems to speak up for him. I will. This man who authored the Taxpayer Bill of Rights has saved the taxpayers of Colorado not only millions or tens of millions, but hundreds of millions of dollars. Every taxpayer, [...]Continue reading …
</em>I am writing in response to comments made in the “Financial planning trends toward fee-only services” article in the April 25 issue.
I am constantly amazed (and saddened) by the capacity of some individuals in my industry (financial services) to obscure and cloud issues.
</em>The historic decision made by the U.S. Olympic Committee to commit its future to Colorado Springs is gratifying for virtually every segment of our city’s residents, and a rich gift for the quality of life in our community.
It is a watershed for our city and the Pikes Peak region because the mission, ideals and dreams of the USOC mesh perfectly with so many of those shared by our vibrant, positive and value-driven community and state.
</em>Re: Wayne Six’s letter to the editor, March 21</em>
Democrats are bad for the country; they are not pro-business and are beholden to unions.
The question I have is: In a free market, absent unions and government regulation, do labor and business work on a level playing field?
h3>Nothing pro-business about Democrats’ agenda
</h3><em> Dear Editor:</em>
I am amazed at the glowing view of “government power” that Lon Matejczyk so easily considers to be good if it is what he wants to force other citizens to pay for. He somehow missed education in fully appreciating “freedom.”