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Press Conference:



We say "NO" to the Olympics in Denver!

Hello Task Force Member:

Colorado voters should decide if we are prepared to spend billions to subsidize an Olympic boondoggle.

Olympics are a proven failure and a drain on communities. Denver doesn’t need it. As community members in Denver and Colorado, we emphatically say “NO” to hosting the Olympics in 2030. Though we oppose the Olympics in Denver, we believe the public should decide.

Numerous studies show that the Olympics do not create economic growth. Yet the International Olympic Committee (IOC) asks host governments to guarantee that the Games will go on regardless of cost -- Colorado taxpayers don't want to write a blank check to the IOC.

Denver urgently needs investment in things that help ordinary people – NOT an expensive boondoggle that lines the pockets of special interest and leaves behind unneeded mega-arenas.

If our elected officials want to serve our community, they should refocus their attention away from this Olympic boondoggle and shift their focus to the needs of constituents. Bringing the Olympics to Colorado is not a priority for the average Coloradan.

Colorado voters have been clear: We say NO to the Olympics, NO to wasteful spending on the Olympic boondoggle, and NO to another handout for the wealthy and well connected.

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