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Supporting new chamber idea In response to “Let’s hear Chamber ideas,” the editorial in the Dec. 6 Business Journal: My experience of being the director of membership sales and selling memberships for organizations has been some of my most enjoyable work. The chamber of commerce division of our Regional Business Alliance (RBA) is floundering with… Continue Reading Other Voices

Letters to the Editor – July 19, 2013

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Why can’t we work together? The civic engagement trip to Omaha a few months ago, following those to Portland, Oklahoma City and Austin, brought forth an interesting comparison of statements: From former U.S. Sen. David Karnes, R-Neb., as quoted in the Business Journal: “Having business leadership and government leaders work together is the reason we… Continue Reading Letters to the Editor – July 19, 2013

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When the president signed the “Continuing Resolution” to fund federal government operations for the rest of this year, it was a somewhat anticlimactic temporary truce in the ongoing Washington budget battles. But it was an important victory for a group we call the Regional Coalition for Strategic Federal Action and, more importantly, for all of… Continue Reading Bipartisan effort brings fire relief to Springs area

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Letters – January 18, 2013

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Museums can make the city much better The Space Foundation certainly agrees with your editorial suggesting that Colorado Springs focus on museums — especially the idea that local museums should collaborate to magnify their impact on the community. We recently opened the Space Foundation Visitors Center, which currently comprises the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring… Continue Reading Letters – January 18, 2013

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Letters – October 12, 2012

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Lamborn’s record of failures Election time is fast approaching, and our community must ask itself whether Doug Lamborn the right person to represent us in Congress. Of the 34 pieces of legislation he’s introduced, none have been signed into law, and 28 of those have never made it out of committee. We have paid him… Continue Reading Letters – October 12, 2012

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Letters – August 17, 2012

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Doctors endorse Memorial lease Physicians across Memorial Health System and throughout our community are supporting 1A, a plan that would allow our city to lease the hospital to University of Colorado Health. This plan provides an opportunity to not just continue the great care you receive today, but also to enhance that care with more… Continue Reading Letters – August 17, 2012

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Choice is clear: Memorial a nonprofit

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I have had the privilege of both living in Colorado Springs for most of my life and practicing medicine here for nearly 28 years. We are extremely fortunate to have two competing, but collegial hospital systems in our city that are mission driven to provide care to all, regardless of financial status. I have been… Continue Reading Choice is clear: Memorial a nonprofit

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Keating fails to make honest comparisons

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Raymond Keating’s Sept. 24 column, headlined “U.S. needs less government to thrive,” showed he’s not much of a myth-buster. His first myth: Government spending will boost — or “stimulate” — the economy. He destroys this with the hard evidence of opinion polls. By his fallacious logic, government spending doesn’t work because a July 2010 Rasmussen… Continue Reading Keating fails to make honest comparisons

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A little more light on the coal-burning issue

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A thank you to John Hazlehurst for explaining both sides of the HB 1365 debate (CSU takes contrarian view on gas, April 2). I would like to provide additional information critical to the issue. While low-cost, low-sulfur coal provides the majority of the power for our community, Colorado Springs Utilities already has a diverse mix… Continue Reading A little more light on the coal-burning issue

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Tax bills hurt businesses

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As this country tries to reign in the deficit and increase employment, we need to maintain certain tax incentives that encourage businesses to stay open and maintain productivity. Therefore the federal government’s proposals to raise taxes on the oil and natural gas industries at this critical time for the economy is particularly ill advised. I… Continue Reading Tax bills hurt businesses

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