An Acre for $1: A Bad Deal for Taxpayers

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By: Laura Carno is following a story that has not been broadly reported, but may cost taxpayers $570,000. Sounds crazy, but here goes. In the Colorado Springs City Council work session on March 12, 2018, there was discussion about the transfer of land from the City to a local non-profit, Greccio Housing, for the […]

Press Release – Old North End Neighborhood Residents Object to Road Narrowing

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By: Laura Carno FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2018 Contact: Laura Carno or 719-492-0211 SPRINGSTAXPAYERS.COM OPPOSES COLORADO SPRINGS PLAN TO REMOVE OLD NORTH END TRAFFIC LANES WITHOUT A VOTE FROM CITY COUNCIL Colorado Springs — –an organization committed to holding local government accountable– announced today its opposition to the planned removal of traffic lanes […]

A Second Look at the Stormwater Fee

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By Laura Carno **Update – The Colorado Springs Gazette ran Laura Carno’s Letter to the Editor on Wednesday, November 15. On November 8, 2017, the Colorado Springs Gazette published an article called, ” Voting Postmortem: 13 winners and losers in the Colorado Springs 2017 Election.” Below is a letter to the editor I submitted […]