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Coloradans Share their Healthcare Stories

By Erin Amsberry ObamaCare hurts Colorado families, period. No matter how much Senator Udall proclaims the benefits of the costly and inefficient health care bill, the truth is that real Colorado families are being hurt. Alessandra Desiderio, a Colorado wife and mother, recently shared her healthcare story with the Denver Post which detailed how Obamacare [...]

Issues

Stop “one size fits all” Education

March 07, 2014 J

Common Core is to education what Obamacare is to healthcare . In both cases you have arrogant but incompetent Washingtonians trying to “fix” what isn’t really broken, by imposing one-size-fits-all “solutions” that create more problems than they solve. But there’s still time to stop Common Core (or at least to force a thoughtful pause before the [...]

New Federal School Standards Are Rotten To The “Core”

December 23, 2013 J

Can Washington do anything right? The answer, unfortunately, is “not very often.” And what’s true for healthcare is doubly true for public education, where decades of federal meddling have reduced America’s once-proud public education system to a shadow of its former self. Take a moment to tell the Governor not to make it even worse [...]

No Empty Promises

December 10, 2013

The new budget agreement in Congress is another trillion-dollar backdoor deal that will increase government spending. If passed, this new increase will break Congress’ prior promise to cap spending at $967 billion, which was in the bipartisan supported Budget Control Act, or BCA. Government spending is out of control. The risky fiscal policies of our [...]

AFP-CO Wants Debt Deal Linked to Entitlement Reform

October 10, 2013 J

PARKER – Americans for Prosperity – Colorado, the Centennial state’s leading grassroots advocate for fiscal responsibility, today urged Colorado’s congressional delegation to make dollar for dollar cuts in federal spending for any increase in the nation’s debt ceiling.  AFP has long supported attaching spending reforms to a debt ceiling increase as a way to get the [...]

School Reform at Risk in Douglas County

October 08, 2013 J

“It’s Working” Initiative Enters New Phase Douglas County residents generally seem pleased with the progress public schools have made in recent years, thanks to bold, reform-minded policies. Yet forward progress isn’t guaranteed — and residents need to remain vigilant about continued reform; otherwise the County will reverse ground and return control of the district to [...]