What’s the Big Secret?

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  Uncovering Red Light Camera Locations in Colorado Springs SpringsTaxpayers.com has been bringing you information about the City of Colorado Springs’ plan to reinstall Red Light Cameras (RLCs). Here is a good overview of the history. The National Motorists Association has been looking in to the issue of RLCs across the country, and they have a significant […]

An Acre for $1: A Bad Deal for Taxpayers

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By: Laura Carno SpringsTaxpayers.com 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 SpringsTaxpayers@gmail.com 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 —  SpringsTaxpayers.com –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. http://gazette.com/letters-gymnasts-safety-and-sexual-abuse-calling-attention-to-systemic-racism/article/1615303 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 […]