Weekly Newsletters

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SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 12/2/22: CSU CEO Lands on His Feet, Here Comes the Democrat Big-Government Wish List, ConnectCOS Off their Rocker, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 11/18/22: New Permanent Colorado Springs Budget Items, School Lunch Boondoggle, ConnectCOS Needs Your Feedback, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 11/11/22: Election Results, CSU CEO Resigns, Black Forest Infill Updates, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 11/4/22: Giant State Budget Proposal Announced, City Auditorium Renovation Plans, New Fire Station Opens, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 10/28/22: CSU Broadband Boondoggle Kicks Off, Even More Utility Rate Hikes, Homeless Camps and Fires Out of Control, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 10/21/22: Public Meeting Transparency, Some People Don’t Want Public Meetings Recorded, Another Large Apartment Complex Development Proposed for 30th and Garden of the Gods, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 10/14/22: Big City Development Means Big City Problems, More Annexation and Development in the Works, Denver Gives Taxpayer Money to Urban Campers, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 10/7/22: Deceptive Ballot Language Regarding TABOR, E-Bike Carnage, Colorado Springs Budget Increases Despite Your Personal Budget Woes, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 9/30/22: SpringsTaxpayers.com CSU Broadband Boondoggle Radio Ad Release, Old Stage Road Gate Meeting, COVID-Relief Slush Fund Updates, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 9/23/22: The Two Faces of Governor Polis, Natural Gas Costs Will Increase This Winter, CDOT Doesn’t Build Roads, but Does Micromanage Your Life, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 9/16/22: Real Governor of Genius, CSU Broadband Update, Toilet City Chooses Basic Income Project Instead of Cleaning Up, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 9/9/22: CSU Broadband Updates, Does CSU Want to Control Your Thermostat, Governor Polis Ethics Questions, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 9/2/22: Private Broadband Won’t Stop CSU from Building it Too, Colorado Springs City Council Recall Effort, Your Tax Money for Hiring Bonuses, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 8/26/22: City Council to Limit Citizen Input on Development, City Wants PPRTA Renewed, “Affordable Housing” Initiative on the November Ballot, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 8/19/22: Downtown Building Boom Eliminates Parking Spaces, Decriminalizing Fentanyl has Consequences, Opportunity to Lower the State Income Tax Rate, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 8/12/22: Senator Pete Lee Felony Indictment, Colorado Supreme Court Lies to Investigators, Polis Still Claims TABOR Refunds as His Gift to You, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 8/5/22: Olympic Museum Awash in More Taxpayer Dollars, Free Bus Rides are Far Less Than Free, TABOR Refunds Smothered in Pandering, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 7/29/22: Fees, Fees, and More Fees, PPLD Wants Additional $55 Million, El Paso County on a Spending Spree Because They Can, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 7/22/22: Taxpayer-Funded Bus Service Marketed as Free, Green Building Codes Will Cost You Dearly, Taxing Taxes, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 7/15/22: Wildfire Evacuation Plan Updates, Cost of Dying Now Increasing, Never-ending COVID Relief Spending, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 7/8/22: More Taxes Disguised as Fees, High Gas Prices, Martin Drake Closure Update, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 7/1/22: Primary Election Results, Lawsuit Filed Over Gas “Fee”, City Develops, Then Wonders How to Fund Increased City Services, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 6/24/22: Extending Constitution Avenue to I-25, Pueblo Primary Ballot Chaos, Even Bigger TABOR Election-Incentive Refunds, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 6/17/22: Primary Ballot Voter Guides, Power Pathway and Martin Drake Decommission Updates, the Platte Avenue Project, Stormwater Fee Increase, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 6/10/22: Platte Avenue One-Way Corridor Updates, Groups Sue to Move CS Municipal Elections, Good Idea Fairy Working Overtime, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 6/3/22: Polis Signs More Laws that Cost You Money, Gasoline Prices Rising, Where Does Marijuana Tax Money Go, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 5/27/22: The War Against Automobiles, Good Idea Fairy Visits Council, Politicians Preen About Giving You Back Your Money, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 5/20/22: Colorado Springs is Second Best, County Unionization Will Cost You, More Electric Vehicles Means Less Gas Tax Revenue, and More!

Springs Taxpayers Newsletter 5/13/22: County Employee Unionization Looms, Green Energy Building Codes Coming, Platte Avenue Corridor Improvement Meetings, and More!

Springs Taxpayers Newsletter 5/6/22: Unnecessary Public Art Coordinator Position, Colorado Attorney General Discovers Violent Crime Wave, Water Restriction Season is Here, and More!

Springs Taxpayers Newsletter 4/29/22: CSU Broadband Boondoggle Update, Unionized County Employees, Legislature Buying Votes with TABOR Refunds, and More!

Springs Taxpayers Newsletter 4/22/22: Keep it Clean COS is Launched, El Paso County Commissioner P-Card Spending, Municipal Broadband Monkey Business, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 4/15/22: Good Idea Fairy Waves Magic Wand, New CSPD Chief Named, New Red Light Cameras, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 4/8/22: Legislative Spending Spree, Crime Wave Updates, Here Comes the Forced Recycling, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 4/1/22: Eastern Plains Power Pathway, Florence Government Meltdown Update, Apartment Tenants Taxed on Utilities, and More!

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SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 3/25/22: COS Transportation Fact vs. Fantasy, ‘Governor Affordability’ Won’t Suspend Gas Tax, Billions in COVID Relief Fraud, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 3/18/22: CSU Culture of Fear, Tax Credits for Local Media, New Parks Pass Scheme to Take Your Money, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 3/11/22: They are Coming for Your Lawn Mower, $215 Million Lost, A New State Agency is Created, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 3/4/22: Onerous Green Energy Codes for Marshall Fire Rebuild, Multi-Modal Transit Center Plans, TABOR Refunds, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 2/25/22: Citywide Broadband is COVID Relief, A Law to Allow Children to Play, Reducing Taxes Makes Colorado More Affordable, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 2/18/22: City Wastes Money Dimming Street Lights for Some Reason, CDOT Now in the Urban Planning Business, No Property Tax Breaks for the Elderly and Disabled, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 2/11/22: You Support 20% More State Employees, CSU Employees Get Raises, COVID Funds for Pet Projects Nationwide, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 2/4/22: Special Housing for Artists Paid for By You, City Council District 3 Update, Colorado Crime Spike Updates, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 1/28/22: Insulting Polis Appointee Resigns, Colorado Springs Tax Revenues Increase Again, Utility Bills Decrease a Bit, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 1/21/22: Surprise! Stephannie Fortune is on City Council Now, Free COVID Masks That Aren’t Free, January Windstorm Costs, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 1/14/22: The 2022 Legislative Session Begins, Stephannie Fortune Rejected for City Council, Who Knew There Was a Sit-Lie Ordinance, and More!

SpringsTaxpayers Newsletter 1/7/22: We’re Back for 2022, Anti-Automobile Activists Have “Ambitious” Plans for Your Platte Avenue, El Paso County COVID Contact Tracing That Isn’t, and More!