“Colorado Springs enjoys swift revival.”
— headline on a story on CNNMoney about the city of Colorado Springs starting to restore services because of “the recent uptick in sales tax revenue, along with the savings from trimming the city’s payroll and other cost-containment measures.”
The story portrays the city and its financial situation in a positive light
“What a difference a year makes in Colorado Springs,” the story states.
Only a year ago, Colorado Springs was being portrayed as the city of doom and gloom under the leadership of former City Manager Penelope Culbreth-Graft, who allegedly ordered former city spokeswoman Sue Skiffington-Blumberg to throw Colorado Springs under the bus with the national news media.