|Too Much Tax, Too Little Reform in SB 213|
|Run Time: 0:21:59||Play Now||MP3||05/14/13|
State Rep. Justin Everett, a conservative freshman legislator from Jefferson County, talks about serving in the minority party on the House Education Committee, his vision for education reform, and why he opposed SB 213, the school finance bill tied to a billion dollar tax increase proposal.
|Are Obama's Recess Appointments Constitutional?|
|Run Time: 0:19:00||Play Now||MP3||05/14/13|
Professor Rob Natelson discusses the recent controversy over President Obama's recess appointments. Rob has studied the founding era documents and has come to a conclusion he shares with iVoices, his blog audience, and in a paper recently published by the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.
|State Board Member Appreciates Teachers|
|Run Time: 0:23:15||Play Now||MP3||05/08/13|
Pam Mazanec talks about her role serving eastern Colorado on the State Board of Education, and celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with some positive news statewide and in Douglas County from Colorado’s latest official TELL teacher survey.
|Survey Says Dougco Residents Love Reform|
|Run Time: 0:09:01||Play Now||MP3||05/07/13|
Douglas County, Colorado, has been the center of bold and cutting-edge reforms enacted by the local school board, from private school choice and open enrollment to true pay-for-performance and fiscal responsibility. An April 2013 survey commissioned by the Independence Institute found that healthy majorities of the County’s residents support the innovative agenda.
|SB252: War on Rural Colorado|
|Run Time: 0:24:19||Play Now||MP3||05/01/13|
Energy Policy Center Director Amy Oliver Cooke discusses Senate Bill 252, also known as, the war on rural Colorado. SB 252 will, among other things, raise the renewable energy mandate on rural co-ops to 20% by the year 2020. There is also some interesting back story to 252 as well.