John Suthers

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Mayor John Suthers Issues Statement on GAO Report which found significant transparency, credibility issues with Space Command recommendation

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Mayor John Suthers today issued the below statement on the newly-released GAO report. “The GAO report today confirmed what we have stated throughout - that the process that recommended moving Space Command out of Colorado Springs was vastly flawed. Citing ‘shortfalls in transparency and credibility,’ the report specifically gave low scores in three of the four assessment categories covering documentation, credibility, and bias. It’s difficult to imagine a more condemnatory characterization of the process.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers’ Statement on OIG Report

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers today released the below statement. “The OIG report confirms what we have been saying all along; that keeping USSPACECOM in Colorado Springs is in the best interest of national security. It important to note that our nation’s senior military leaders made these recommendations even before Russian actions in Ukraine—a protracted conflict that is estimated, according to the Director of National Intelligence, to be more unpredictable and potentially escalatory in the coming months.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Mayor John Suthers Announces “Keep It Clean COS”

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – With an infusion of $2.7M from the City’s reserves, Mayor John Suthers on Monday announced the launch of “Keep It Clean COS,” a comprehensive initiative aimed at reducing litter in Colorado Springs. “I don’t have many obsessions that I admit to, but...

Mayor John Suthers criticizes fentanyl-related bill; says it’s not enough

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers is joining fellow mayors and several members of law enforcement in criticizing a recent fentanyl-related bill. Suthers joined Mayor Michael Hancock of Denver, District Attorney Michael Allen and members of Colorado law enforcement in asserting that the bill does not adequately address the nature and extent of the […]
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Mayor John Suthers says fentanyl bill does not go far enough

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo-- Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers is joining fellow mayor Michael Hancock of Denver, District Attorney Michael Allen and much of law enforcement in Colorado in asserting that the Fentanyl bill introduced last week in the Colorado legislature does not adequately address the nature and extent of the Fentanyl problem in the state.
Colorado Springs Independent

Mayor John Suthers names fire mitigation committee

Following passage of measure 2D in November, the city has formed a Wildfire Mitigation Advisory Committee. The measure calls for removing brush and trees to subdue wildfire risk, using $20 million in tax revenue collected above caps imposed by the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights. The committee, comprised of 12 people...

Mayor John Suthers among those named for economic leadership awards

The business coalition Colorado Concern this week announced that seven legislators and one mayor are "In the Arena," an award recognizing leaders who work across the aisle to improve the state's economic landscape. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers and Sen. Kevin Priola, R-Henderson; Sen. Steve Fenberg, D-Boulder; and Speaker of...

Mayor John Suthers discusses Colorado Springs election results

KKTV 11 News at 4 (Recurring) Property owners speak out after fire displaces 64 residents. Colorado Springs Fire Marshall starting investigation next week. KKTV 11 News at 5:30 Sunday (Recurring) Residents react to Apex Apartment Fire. Updated: Sep. 3, 2022 at 9:58 PM MDT. Over 60 displaced. Staying Warm This...