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5 years 3 weeks ago

Some street lights turned back on

Hundreds of streetlights have been turned off this year as part of a city plan to save more than 1 million dollars. Dave Krauth, a traffic engineer with the city says citizen reaction came swift. "People were concerned with streets being dark." he explains, "They couldn't see the sidewalks or...

5 years 4 months ago

How would YOU cut the budget?

Following the failure of issue 2C on last week's ballot, the Colorado Springs City Council is cutting millions of dollars from next year's city budget. How would you balance the budget? Would you issue furloughs? Eliminate programs? Lay-off workers? Use the comment section below to give your ideas.

5 years 5 months ago

Pros and cons of ballot measure 2C

The city of Colorado Springs budget crisis has been well documented-- tens of millions of dollars of cuts in the last year and in the year ahead. Warnings of layoffs and further service cuts have been issued. Voters are being asked to raise property taxes to cover the deficit....

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