Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Jeffco tax cut setting us up to fail

One reason that the Jeffco budget may be cut is the loss of revenue caused by a two to one vote by the County Commissioners to eliminate the County portion of the Business Personal Property Tax. To … more

Letter to the editor: Lakewood deserves more from bond

Lakewood Schools Deserve More from the nearly one billion dollars in new debt from the bond. A quick look through the proposed new Lakewood school projects leaves us wondering why millions are … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same.George and I worked … more

Letter to the edtitor: Supporting all three ed measueres

Supporting all three ed measures I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students … more

Letter to the editor: Regarding 5A and 5A

Sometimes it’s right to spend some money on stuff. In Jeffco, we’re encountering a couple of bonds on the ballot. Some may look at it and say, “Not me.” You know, school safety bond things. … more

Letter to the editor: Brian Cassidy for Assessor

This county’s tax payers, especially small businesses, need change – they need fair and accurate property valuations that represent actual value rather than inflated unrealistic values that add … more

Letter to the editor: Vote No on Jeffco 5A & 5 B

According to a previous Jefferson county school board member, school bonds are used exclusively to build new schools for newly constructed housing. A subsidy for out-of-control housing growth … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has proven history

As an engaged Jefferson County resident, here’s my local voting practice: the closer to my backyard, the less I care about party and platform; the more I care about Proven History, Prudence, … more

Letter to the editor: We cannot delay on 5A and 5B

In the course of my life, I have been a Jeffco student, teacher, principal, and now proud school board member. This November, a YES on 5A & 5B helps secure quality education today and for … more

Letter to the editor: Democracy better with 2E

Ballot Initiative 2E is a small change in the City Charter to allow Golden to give 16 and 17 year olds living in the City limits of Golden, the right to vote only in municipal elections. There … more

Letter to the editor: Intro to the cookie jar

Should teenagers be allowed to indulge their wildest fancies through the voting process? With Golden’s City Council members proposing to let 16 year olds vote on substantive local matters, are … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco students deserve 5A and 5B

It was with great dismay that I watched two years ago as other metro area districts passed their bond and mills, while Jeffco did not. Adams 12, Cherry Creek, Aurora, Denver and Englewood schools … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same. George and I … more

Letter to the editor: State says oil and gas rules suffice

As an Arvada resident who works in the oil and gas industry, I not only care about the products my company produces and the state of our economy, but I also deeply care about the health and safety of … more

Letter to the editor: Voting for schools and students

I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students to be good citizens who make … more

Letter to the editor: Support for Frank Teunissen

Once again we are heading into uncertain financial times. The finances of Jefferson County are as much at risk as our personal finances. This is one of many reasons I support Frank Teunissen for … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s ride this wave

“I have a vision that the morning after the election’s headlines will read, “Mid-Term Election Turn Out at All Time High.” There is a wave coming, and it’s a wave of justice, equality, … more

Letter to the editor: Brauchler wrong for Colorado

George Brauchler wants voters to elect him as Colorado’s top law enforcement official. Colorado voters who value freedom and due process should not vote for DA Brauchler. Brauchler was a … more

Letter to the editor: Danielson for senate

This election is crucial for Colorado. We need the voice of Jessie Danielson in the Colorado Senate. She has been a very hard working and involved state representative and she deserves to be … more

Letter to the Editor: Measure 2E is good for democracy

This year’s Golden Ballot Measure 2E invites 16- and 17-year olds into our community’s democratic process, voting on hometown issues and familiar candidates under family and school guidance. … more
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