RANGELY | Ballot Question A is a go, according to voters. Rangely Rural Fire Protection District’s mill levy increase passed by 63 votes and will take effect in 2021, with an increase to 2.0 mills […]
RBC | Panelists at Club 20’s March 31 conference in Grand Junction targeted the so-called “Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights” or the TABOR amendment, as a major cause of the growing fiscal dilemma in Colorado. TABOR was […]
RBC | As a free market loving, Libertarian leaning Republican I am fond of the saying “Taxation is Theft.” While I know it’s a bit glib and typically used as a sensationalized attention grabber designed to […]
MEEKER | Meeker’s Board of Education held a work session Monday to discuss a variety of items, but the meeting was dominated by the two main topics: an upcoming bond issue and school safety. The meeting […]
By Diane Mitsch Bush Special to the Herald Times RBC | Many economists, tax analysts, nonpartisan organizations like the Joint Committee on Taxation, and former officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations agree that the […]
RBC | The Internal Revenue Service wants taxpayers living in rural communities to be aware of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and correctly claim it if they qualify. Whether living in the big city […]
Dear Editor: Can Meeker resist the temptation of creating bigger government?
Dear Editor: As much as an increase in taxes puts a sour taste in my mouth, I am still planning to vote for Local Ballot Initiative 3A in November.
Meeker High School teacher and former Colorado state representative Kathleen Kelley quoted president Thomas Jefferson before moderating the Meeker Board of Education candidate forum Monday last.
County Assessor Renae Neilson knows her numbers. Speaking at an meeting last month of Rio Blanco County Democrats, Neilson, who, by the way, is a Republican, recited figures mostly off the top of her head, […]