LEVINE: A SMALL BUSINESSMAN'S VIEW OF JOBS
These days, it seems that every elected official, regardless of party affiliation, talks about the need for jobs. Some in passing and some at length, but, either way, it’s jobs, jobs, jobs. And, after all, who could argue with that? Unfortunately, not everyone fully understands what it takes to create jobs.
PENNY: NINE OUT OF 10 CITIES INVEST IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Solutions to our problems are often found right at home — and the current recession is a good example. I’m heartened to see that Colorado’s hometowns have rolled up their sleeves and are working hard to improve our state’s economy. That means jobs for our residents and investment in our communities.
BENSON: BIPARTISAN BILL AIMS TO INCREASE FLEXIBILITY
Colorado’s higher education community looks to the start of the 2010 session of the General Assembly with a mixture of trepidation and hope.
KERSGAARD: KIDS NEED TO SEE COLLEGE AS A POSSIBILITY
Higher education funding in Colorado is problematic. We all know that.
KERSGAARD: HAPPY TO FIND A NEW HOME IN A NEWSROOM
It’s good to be here. I just walked in the door, but I feel like I belong, like I have always belonged. It’s not often a life change feels so good from the get-go.
HILLMAN: UNITY FOR CENTRIST CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVES
Conservatives and Libertarians fight about social issues so routinely that we assume their differences are insurmountable. Most everyone on the center-right is dubious of big government, but when it comes to protecting the unborn or preserving the traditional definition of marriage, we are divided as to government’s proper role.
SMITH: WHY WAS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SO SLOW?
"Our weapon is the vote,” a man named Randolfo tells me.
We are standing outside a school called La Vida Abundante in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. It is Sunday, Nov. 29, Election Day, and this is one of the polling places.
NICHOLS: A GOOD INVESTMENT FOR COLORADO
Coloradans cannot turn on the television without coming face to face with the health care reform debate in Washington. But with so many conflicting messages from different interest groups, it is hard to know what to believe.
HUDSON: DCPA PRODUCTIONS COMPLETELY UNSENTIMENTAL
“Well,” by Lisa Kron, directed by Christy Montour-Larson, and “Absurd Person Singular,” by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Sabin Epstein. Both playing through
The Denver Center Theater Company is offering a pair of alternatives to its annual mounting of the Dickens chestnut, “A Christmas Carol.” Lisa Kron’s “Well” is the more intriguing fare, and, at 90 minutes without an intermission, will have you back on the street in plenty of time for a nightcap. Kron has been a performance artist, and it shows in her script, which is part sporadic monologue and part sketch comedy.
WINTER: DIVERSE WOMEN TRANSFORM POLITICAL SCENE
Last year, Colorado and the rest of the country fell in love with a community organizer of humble beginnings who was raised by a hardworking single mother. With the support of the Centennial State he went on to win the presidency in 2008.