Douglas Bruce held court today, Sept. 14, with the media outside Pioneers Museum to announce opposition to four ballot measures proposed by Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado Springs School District 11 and the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority.
He also announced that he and former City Councilor Helen Collins have filed a campaign finance violation complaint with the Secretary of State’s Office alleging D-11 illegally spent taxpayer money on a promotional card for its $42 million mill levy override question.
D-11 Public Information Officer Devra Ashby tells the Independent the district designed and printed 1,750 copies of the card at a cost of $312.49. “The card was printed before the Board of Education approved the ballot language and set the question,” she says.
“We understand that the district is not permitted to spend taxpayer funds on…
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