As a long-time resident of Colorado Springs, I have seen this city run by retirees, developers and others wanting various initiatives passed during "in-between" years just to hedge their bet on a small voter turn-out. Doug Bruce is infamous for his initiatives during these periods and his initiative 300 is another illustration of one that is worded, "Enterprise...," in a way that may confuse the voters not understanding the consequences of a yes vote. Only the well-informed will truly understand and question the long-term consequences. As for 2C, I agree with making sure our safety, fire and health services are first and foremost administered to, but the context brevity leaves numerous questions as to how it will be used. I suggest both of these initiatives be voted down and re-worded to depict what it means to the taxpayer for next year's general election when (hopefully) more voters will vote and we can get a true depiction of what the silent majority really want for Colorado Springs.
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