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Tag Archives: Dave Schultheis

Religious freedom confusions: Banning mosques and vouchers for Muslim schools

Religious freedom confusions: Banning mosques and vouchers for Muslim schools

Louisiana Republican Rep. Valerie Hodges wants a do over. When she enthusiastically supported Gov. Bobby Jindal's private school voucher program this year, she had no idea Muslim schools and Christian schools would enjoy the same access to public funding....

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July 6, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Hitchens dies, leaves craven people in power to sigh with relief

Hitchens dies, leaves craven people in power to sigh with relief

Christopher Hitchens died yesterday of cancer. He was a learned and caustic cultural critic who wrote for the popular press and who was at his best when eviscerating the hypocrisy and pretense of people in power. He famously hated...

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December 16, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

Colorado House Majority Leader Stephens under siege from the right

Colorado House Majority Leader Amy Stephens is feeling the heat – not from sweltering summer temperatures but instead from the sizzling tempers of Republican "anarchists" who think the Monument legislator has violated conservative and constitutional values. They seem bent on...

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August 3, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
RSCC exodus continues with Conti calling it quits

RSCC exodus continues with Conti calling it quits

The Republican Study Committee of Colorado lost another member today -- state Rep. Kathleen Conti, who joined 10 House legislators who quit the ultra conservative club earlier this week. The exodus followed a House Republican Caucus meeting on Monday...

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March 31, 2011 Politics, Top Stories

Ten legislators abandon controversial Republican Study Committee

Former Colorado Springs Senator Dave Schultheis is no longer holding forth on bills on the Senate floor in Denver, but he has continued to exert influence this year as the powerful force behind the conservative Republican Study Committee of Colorado....

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March 29, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Dave Schultheis pulls Brandy Williams endorsement

On his website, former state senator Dave Schultheis announced Thursday he was pulling his endorsement of Colorado Springs city council candidate Brandy Williams....

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March 11, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health
Blockbuster Arizona immigration law exposé sure to fuel anti-NPR campaign

Blockbuster Arizona immigration law exposé sure to fuel anti-NPR campaign

NPR’s blockbuster investigative report exposing the private prison industry’s role in writing and bankrolling the “lock ’em up” Arizona immigration law that passed earlier this […]...

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October 28, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Judge orders Pinnacol to comply with CORA on golf trip

Judge orders Pinnacol to comply with CORA on golf trip

After suing KMGH Channel 7 to block a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) inquiry into expenses related to an “extravagant” golf trip to Pebble Beach, […]...

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August 20, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Colorado lawmakers, left and right, look to lead on immigration reform

Colorado lawmakers, left and right, look to lead on immigration reform

Liberal Boulder Democratic Congressman Jared Polis and a small group of Colorado's most conservative state lawmakers share a focus: They're all pushing immigration policy reform and they all believe that now is the time to act....

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August 19, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
State auditors blast Pinnacol for luxe spending

State auditors blast Pinnacol for luxe spending

In presenting its findings Monday, a state audit committee all but confirmed news reports that Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado's quasi-government health insurance company, lavished executives with suspect bonuses and paid for high-flying executive travel and entertainment expenses. ...

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June 8, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Highlights from those panels on how to save The Denver Post. Now what?

Last Tuesday— and again on Thursday— people packed into The Denver Press Club to engage with a town-hall-slash-panel discussion largely focused on what readers can or should do about […]

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