Douglas Bruce

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Name: Douglas Bruce
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

State race ethics: How candidates act during races an important test

_ "The enemy of my enemy is my friend."The ancient proverb can be a handy one in politics and diplomacy — how else could the West stomach Joseph Stalin against the Nazis? But it's too big of a compromise on petty, small issues. Despite that, it's become ... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Paying for a bad idea

After City Council's meeting April 8, one question came to mind: Why do we have a City Council?The show began at 1 p.m., with an invocation from the Rev. Ben Broadbent of First Congregational Church. It was a fine effort, but its considerable length may ... [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Douglas Bruce confronts Colorado Springs council woman over her ‘jackass’ comment

It all started with a late-night tweet.Gazette Video Editor John Schroyer tweeted his favorite quote from a gathering of friends the night of March 28: “You shut your mouth when you’re talking to me.”Colorado Springs City Council member Jill Gaebler responded ... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Dreams live for North Nevada

There's a room in the City Administration Building — a very large one — where the plans of past decades are stored. It's both a library and a graveyard, but it also can be a source of inspiration.Take the North Nevada Corridor Improvement Plan, first ... [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Schriner approved; Gaebler insults Douglas Bruce

North Nevada Avenue is one of nine urban renewal areas in the city that will be overseen by those newly appointed to the Urban Renewal Authority board.Despite Nolan Schriner's abrupt treatment of three City Council members last week, Council voted 6-3 ... [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Corruption doesn’t discriminate in politics

Another politician was allegedly caught being corrupt Wednesday. Patrick Cannon, the now former mayor of Charlotte, N.C., faces federal theft and bribery charges. ABC News reported Cannon “solicited and accepted more than $48,000 in cash, airline tickets, ... [Published NCSU Technician - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rosier budget could trigger TABOR refunds

This year’s discussions over a rosier budget picture have highlighted issues with the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights that could result in refunds to taxpayers in the coming years.Lawmakers are concerned because the refunds would come despite voters already ... [Published Colorado Statesman - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Greenwood’s study sheds new light on outsourcing

By If you ever spent much time with UCCS economics professor Daphne Greenwood, one point should’ve been abundantly clear.She’s usually the smartest person in the room.That’s why we should pay attention to her newly released study of the business of local ... [Published Colorado Business Journal - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 2 reports

Tosches Colorado + TABOR=Arkansas

Douglas Bruce speaks to the media after being released from the Denver jail on May 31, 2012. Bruce served 103 days for tax evasion. (Andy Cross, Denver Post file) There are, experts say, three kinds ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Doug Bruce is in the house

Photo by Dennis Schroeder / The RockyRep. Douglas Bruce, R-Colorado Springs, peeks into the Senate Agriculture Committee meeting at the Capitol on Thursday. Earlier in the week Bruce angered fellow lawmakers with a reference to "illiterate peasants" ... [Published Rocky Mountain News - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Dec 30 2013 - Updated Dec 30 2013 - 1 reports

New Year Honours 2014: list in full

Here is the full list of people who have been recognised by the Queen in the list 2014 The Rt Hon David Alexander Cospatrick Douglas-Home, the Earl of Home CVO, CBE.The Rt Hon Robert Haldane Smith, Baron Smith of Kelvin. Chancellor of the Order The Rt ... [Published Telegraph - Dec 30 2013]

Quotes

"If that's the definition of being kind, what's her definition of being mean?" Bruce said. "i would suggest, mr. president, that it's your responsibility not to have public censure, but to take her aside and explain she is making the whole council look bad."
"i had some hispanic young man come in here and say, 'can i have my photo taken with you? you're my father's hero. he works for the department of transportation and he says your comments are right on,' " Bruce said

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State race ethics: How candidates act during ra... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Apr 17 2014]
Paying for a bad idea [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Apr 16 2014]
Douglas Bruce confronts Colorado Springs counci... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Apr 10 2014]
Dreams live for North Nevada [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Apr 09 2014]
Schriner approved; Gaebler insults Douglas Bruce [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Apr 08 2014]
Corruption doesn’t discriminate in politics [Published NCSU Technician - Mar 28 2014]
Rosier budget could trigger TABOR refunds [Published Colorado Statesman - Mar 21 2014]
Greenwood’s study sheds new light on outsourcing [Published Colorado Business Journal - Mar 18 2014]
Tosches Colorado + TABOR=Arkansas [Published Big News Network - Mar 15 2014]
Tosches: Colorado + TABOR = Arkansas [Published Denver Post - Mar 14 2014]
Doug Bruce is in the house [Published Rocky Mountain News - Mar 14 2014]
New Year Honours 2014: list in full [Published Telegraph - Dec 30 2013]
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