Category: Consumer advocacy

Ray Scott for GOVERNOR? Laugh or Cry, Your Choice

The Daily Sentinel reported on January 28, 2016 that our western slope State Senator Ray Scott is considering running for governor of Colorado in two years. He’s considering the governorship in lieu of running for a national office like senator, because, he says,…

Sentinel Highlights Mesa County’s Desperate Economy

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel printed an article about the desperate state of Mesa County’s economy on the front page of its Business section today, written by business writer Greg Ruland. Titled “Living wage tough to come by,” it describes how financially strained Mesa…

When is Food Not Food?

Answer: When the package tells you exactly what portion of the contents isn’t food. Chicken is a prime example. Virtually all packaged grocery store chicken says the poultry “retains up to” three, five, seven or even fifteen percent water. It’s almost impossible to find grocery…

Fort Collins to Consider Legalizing Female Breasts

A campaign in Fort Collins to decriminalize the female breast says the city’s public indecency ordinance, which prohibits exposure of female breasts while allowing men to display theirs, is sexist. Section 17-142 of Fort Collins’ city charter, “Offenses Against Decency,” states “No person shall…

G.J. Gun Club Protests Continued U.S. Gun Violence

Grand Junction Gun Club members held signs and waved at noon today at 7th Street and Patterson Road to protest the escalating epidemic of gun violence in the U.S. and demand sensible gun regulations, like closing loopholes in the law requiring background checks for gun…