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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 [...]

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“It’s Working” Will Keep Rolling in Douglas County

September 09, 2013

Group Boosts Effort to Highlight School Reform Successes Parker, CO – Those fighting public school improvements in Douglas County got  disappointing news today, with the announcement by Americans for Prosperity  Foundation, the state’s largest free-market organization, that it would be  investing even more time and resources in “It’s Working,” a multi-faceted effort  aimed at keeping [...]

“It’s Working” Campaign to Highlight Benefits of School Reforms in Douglas County

August 21, 2013 J,

The state’s largest free-market organization, Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Colorado, today launched a multi-faceted education campaign effort aimed at keeping Douglas County Public Schools moving forward with ongoing reforms. This comes in response to efforts by teacher unions and other left-wing special interests to reverse years of progress in the district. AFP Foundation-CO will [...]

Rally for Rural Colorado this Wednesday

May 13, 2013 J,

The worst legislative session in memory may be over, but at least one important piece of unfinished business remains – getting Gov. Hickenlooper to veto SB-252, a bill that will force rural Coloradans to pay more on their utility bills in order to satisfy one-size-fits-all “green energy” mandates approved by urban legislators whose own constituents are [...]

AFP, Rural Lawmakers Call for Veto of SB-252

May 09, 2013 J,

DENVER – Lawmakers representing rural Colorado’s farm, ranch and mountain communities denounced legislation Thursday that will double the renewable-energy mandate on rural ratepayers. Senate Bill 252 would raise from 10 percent to 20 percent the amount of power that rural electric cooperatives–the nonprofit utilities serving much of the state–must obtain from costly renewable-energy sources. The [...]

Central Planners Take Aim at Rural Energy Users

April 16, 2013 J

Environmental extremists and their friends in the legislature are at it again – aiming to impose Soviet-style energy mandates on rural Colorado that will jack-up future utility bills beyond what most folks can afford. If informed and active energy consumers don’t battle back now, already-struggling Coloradans will be paying more for electricity, just so a bunch of [...]