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Douglas Bruce

Douglas Bruce Fought The Law, Will The Law Win?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

Doug Bruce's resume could easily include these bylines: Anti-tax crusader, TABOR author, small government enthusiast. But what about "Colorado lawyer...

Group Challenging TABOR In A Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.24.2011 | Denver

*** Update *** The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Wednesday that El Paso County attorney Bill Louis would like to authorize his office to interv...

Douglas Bruce Indicted For Failure To Pay Taxes

The Denver Post | Posted 06.08.2011 | Denver

Douglas Bruce, the Colorado Springs anti-tax activist, was indicted today for failing to pay taxes, according to the state Attorney General's office....

Doug Bruce Charity's Tax Returns Show Years Of Omissions

Colorado Springs Gazette | JOHN SCHROYER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Douglas Bruce, a candidate for the Colorado Springs City Council, has spent more than 20 years in Colorado politics as an activist, a candidate and ...

Doug Bruce's Issue Committee Fined $11,300

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A judge has levied $11,300 in campaign-finance fines against a group run by anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce for not reporting what was spent to put th...

Douglas Bruce A No-Show At Hearing On Campaign Complaint

Colorado Springs Gazette | JOHN SCHROYER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Neither Douglas Bruce nor anyone from his Active Citizens Together group showed up to a legal hearing Tuesday in Denver in defense of accusations of c...

Doug Bruce E-Mail To Supporters Of Ugly Three: 'Will You Disappoint Me?'

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce has tried to distance himself from three tax-slashing initiatives on November's ballot. But an e-mail Bruce sent to...

Ethics Questions Continue to Swirl Around Bruce

Luis Toro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Luis Toro

Douglas Bruce -- the "Mr. X" behind Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 -- has managed to find himself in more ethical trouble this year than most elected officials.

Douglas Bruce Hires Lawyer David Lane

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce has hired noted Denver lawyer David Lane to represent him in a contempt-of-court case. Bruce, who has represented h...

Doug Bruce: There Are 'As Many Windbags' In The Tea Party As There Are In The General Public

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Political outsiders, gun-toting miners and grizzled pioneers started Colorado's government, but few have caused it more trouble than anti-t...

Doug Bruce Agrees To Testify To Grand Jury After Getting Immunity

Colorado Springs Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Anti-tax activist and former prosecutor Douglas Bruce today agreed to testify before a grand jury after the District Attorney's office granted him imm...

Doug Bruce Contempt Motion: AG To File Paperwork Friday Against TABOR Author

Colorado Springs Gazette | TOM ROEDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Attorney General's Office said it will file court papers today seeking a contempt-of-court citation against Colorado Springs anti-tax act...

Doug Bruce's Evasion An 'Affront' To Court System, Suthers Says

Colorado Springs Gazette | EILEEN WELSOME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - A Colorado administrative court has found that anti-tax advocate Douglas Bruce was among a group of people involved in putting three tax-redu...

Colorado Attorney General Wants To Force Doug Bruce

Colorado Springs Gazette | EILEEN WELSOME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Secretary of State has asked for an "expedited order" that would compel Colorado Springs anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce to comply with s...

Colorado LOSERS Of The Week (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The week wasn't kind to all Colorado newsmakers. A few will be eager to put the last week's events behind them. Check out our picks for Colorado Loser...

Doug Bruce Avoids Being Served Legal Papers 23 Times In Connection With

Colorado Springs Gazette | EILEEN WELSOME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Attorney General's office has made 23 attempts to serve Colorado Springs resident Douglas Bruce with a court order compelling him to test...

A Libertarian's Take On The Colorado Springs Budget Crunch

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

Rumors of Colorado Springs' economic death have been greatly exaggerated, to say the least. Let me put thinks in their proper context.

Douglas Bruce Housed Petitioners For 3 Extreme Right Wing Ballot Initiatives

Colorado Springs Gazette | EILEEN WELSOME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Anti-tax advocate Douglas Bruce has sought to distance himself from three statewide initiatives that could limit the ability of local and state govern...

Colorado TABOR Overturn Sought For 2011 Election Cycle

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As lawmakers struggle to balance the state budget, a wide spectrum of civic groups are quietly meeting to try to find long-term fiscal solutions -- wh...

Bill Ritter Challenges Scott McInnis To Take A Stand On 'Anti-Society' Initiatives

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter last week decried a trio of anti-tax initiatives heading for the Colorado ballot next year and challenged his Republican opponents to...

Shawn Mitchell Storms Out Of Pinnocol Hearings: Where Does It Rank Other Colorado Legislative Misbehavior? (VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On Friday, State Senator Shawn Mitchell stormed out of a session of the Colorado State Legislature aimed at approving legislation reforming the quasi-...

Douglas Bruce Case Tossed In Spite Of His Objections

The Colorado Springs Gazette | JOHN C. ENSSLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A judge Monday dismissed a trespassing charge against anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce and another man after finding that the officer incorrectly chang...

Douglas Bruce Cited For Trespassing While Collecting Signatures At Springs Costco

7News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Former Colorado lawmaker and El Paso County Commissioner Douglas Bruce was cited for trespassing Saturday in a Costco parki...

Douglas Bruce Illiterate Peasants Comment Gets Colorado Lawmaker In Trouble

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: See video of Douglas Bruce calling immigrants illiterate peasants. DENVER — A Colorado legislator known for kicking a photographer was ...