Ballots for the November election are arriving in voters’ mailboxes beginning this week, and in Colorado Springs, one of the issues on the ballot is 2C, a property tax mill levy increase. KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin recently sat down with a supporter and an opponent of the proposal. Tomorrow at this time we’ll hear from Andy McElhany, who opposes 2C. Here’s part of the conversation with Councilwoman Jan Martin, who spearheaded the campaign for the levy increase.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Here’s the full conversation with Jan Martin on 2C, which includes comments on the business community, and why the levy wouldn’t sunset. (20 minutes):

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Hear from 2C opponent Andy McElhany.

 

One Response to Talking 2C with Jan Martin

  1. […] Hear from 2C author, Jan Martin. […]

News

Zeray Alemseged, University of Chicago
May 23, 2017 | NPR · It’s hard evidence that the type of spinal segmentation and numbering found in modern humans emerged 3.3 million years ago, the scientists say. The remarkable fossil was discovered in Ethiopia.
 

AFP/Getty Images
May 23, 2017 | NPR · The administration has said it will work out the details of the paid leave plan in budget negotiations. Here are a few of the questions that will have to be answered.
 

Getty Images
May 23, 2017 | NPR · “It is a possibility we cannot ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack,” Prime Minister Theresa May said of the bombing that killed at least 22 people in Manchester.
 

Arts & Life

May 23, 2017 | NPR · Though most came to know him in the James Bond films, Roger Moore first displayed his brand of undercover suave in the TV series, The Saint. Moore died Tuesday at the age of 89.
 

ABC
May 23, 2017 | NPR · Some may see Rachel Lindsay’s rise as progress; but diversity isn’t about expecting black people to assimilate into a mostly white world.
 

AP
May 23, 2017 | NPR · Within the Quota criticized the restrictive immigration laws passed by Congress after World War I. Now the Princeton University Ballet has brought the show back — with a few updates.
 

Music

AP
May 23, 2017 | NPR · Within the Quota criticized the restrictive immigration laws passed by Congress after World War I. Now the Princeton University Ballet has brought the show back — with a few updates.
 

WXPN
May 23, 2017 | WXPN · The Melbourne band consists of a pair of brothers and a pair of cousins, plus one. Hear its Cinderella story — from playing bedroom jams to signing with Sub Pop — in this session.
 

May 23, 2017 | FA · Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Styles’ self-titled solo album, as well as Waiting on a Song, by Auerbach of The Black Keys. Tucker says the new albums “meet in a middle-ground of forced humility.”
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab