Episode 113: WTF Is In The Ballot CLIFF NOTES

We spent all of October talking about ballot issues, putting together in-depth shows with phenomenal guests to help break down what you will be voting for (or against) on November 7th. But much like the end of the school semester, sometimes we just need some Cliff Notes™ to help us cram before the big day….

Episode 112: WTF Is On The Ballot – Widening I-25

This is the last episode in our deep dives into the November 2017 ballot issues. Almost time to vote! With DC Jim joining us in the studio we dive into a TABOR refund ballot initiative that will go towards the I-25 widening, as well as a reallocation of the PPRTA tax that will also go…

Episode 111: WTF Is On The Ballot: Stormwater!

Storm water, and the approaches to dealing with it, has a long and tortured history in Colorado Springs. We are the only major city in the entire country that does not have a dedicated funding source to maintain and expand storm water infrastructure. The lack of funding has been catastrophic for our city. Join us…

Episode 110: WTF Is On The Ballot – Money

This week we continue our October ballot series with a dive into the underlying structural components of the state constitution that provide context to the ballot issues up for a vote. Sounds boring, right? We try to make it fun! First we look into ballot issue 1A which asks voters if El Paso County will…

Episode 109: WTF Is On The Ballot – District 11 Schools

This month we kick off the 2017 election cycle with our semi-annual WTF Is On The Ballot episodes. First up; the mill levy override that will benefit District 11 schools. In this episode we sit down with Lauren Hug and Anthony Carlson from Friends of D11 to discuss why funding for the city’s largest school…

COS By The Numbers || August 30, 2017

Hello COS! We are back with the COS By The Numbers; your semi-weekly (monthly?) roundup of interesting numbers around Colorado Springs, Colorado and beyond. This week we have some jail problems, some parks problems and the preview of a November ballot. We don’t have any Hurricane Harvey numbers in the column this week – too…