Episode 166: All the Governor’s Bills

Jared Polis has been the Governor of Colorado for less than six months – but in that six months A LOT has happened in the legislative world. In this episode we dive into some of the bills that Governor Polis has signed and how they are advancing his legislative agenda focusing on education and health…

Episode 165: Special Tax Districts

In this episode we sit down with Sarah Humbargar, formally of the Downtown Partnership (and now with Living City Ventures) to discuss what special tax districts are and how they work to direct tax dollars to infrastructure development. We dive into some of the more well known special districts around town and talk about the…

How to Win #LLSBookClub

The #LLSBookClub officially launched this year starting with American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee. With the launch of the second book of the year, How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan, we are also making it possible to win! Each quarter, a new book will be announced and there will be three winners chosen –…

Episode 164: Entrepreneurship With Gretchen Jones

Gretchen Jones is a fashion icon, a feminist, a designer and business owner – and probably hates all of those labels. How do you appropriately describe such a dynamic individual?! Join Jeff and Gretchen as they discuss Gretchen’s travels through the reality TV landscape and how it impacted her career and sense of self, and…

Episode 163: A Whiskey Origin Story

291 Whiskey is making a mark in Colorado Springs and at the international level – recently bringing home a major award for its rye whiskey. But it the story and history behind 291 Whiskey that makes this COS based company stand out. This week we sit down with Michael Myers, the founder of 291 Whiskey,…

Episode 162: Bikes and Ballots with Jill Gaebler

Councilwoman Jill Gaebler sits down with Jeff to discuss the recent bike lane summit (the “Battle of the Bike Lanes”) and some of the issues surrounding trying to get a city ready for the next generation. Jill and Jeff also discuss the large swath of city council candidates running for the three at-large city council…

Episode 161: Issue 1 With Firefighters For a Safer Colorado Springs

Darcie and Jeff sit down with representatives from Firefighters for a Safer Colorado Springs to discuss Ballot Issue 1, which will make an appearance on your ballot this spring. John and Jason walk us through what, if passed, the initiative will provide for firefighters and the city, how it is different than a traditional “union”….