COLORADO POLITICS: Is independent thought making a comeback at the legislature?

by Miller Hudson, Colorado Politics

There are deals to be struck at the Capitol assuring all parts of the state a seat at the table when revenues are distributed. We now know this is possible, but don’t be surprised if you hear little about these opportunities during the campaigns ahead of us. Rabid partisans rarely relinquish their favorite arguments unless slapped upside the head by voters. Their eyes are usually locked on the rear view mirror.

That’s why it might help if a few independent candidates supported by Unite Colorado were to capture seats in November. There’s nothing that would better focus the attention of knee-jerk candidates on both the right and left than angry constituents


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