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Tag Archives: Amendment 23

Colorado’s superintendents want (a lot) more money for schools and a new way to divvy it up

Colorado’s superintendents want to change how the state distributes money to school districts – but only if voters are willing to approve a $1.7 billion tax […]...

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February 8, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Hickenlooper plan to slash school funding draws fast response from education group

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper rolled out a budget plan Tuesday in which he proposes trying to make up hundreds of millions of dollars in shortfalls by mostly slashing elementary school funding. His plan would cut the K-12 budget by $375...

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February 16, 2011 Education, Politics, Top Stories
Maes would suspend education funding provided by Amendment 23

Maes would suspend education funding provided by Amendment 23

Yesterday at a Denver forum bringing the three top Colorado gubernatorial candidates together for the first time, Republican Dan Maes said he would suspend Amendment […]...

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June 2, 2010 Blog, Education, Politics
Schools asking for stop-gap funds, not improvements

Schools asking for stop-gap funds, not improvements

Colorado voters will be asked to approve almost $2.5 billion in school bonds and mill levies this fall to shore up crumbling infrastructure, address safety issues posed by aging school buildings and cover the increasing costs of educating the...

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September 10, 2008 Center Well, Politics
TABOR Still Haunts the State

TABOR Still Haunts the State

Nothing has been scarier than working under the TABOR Amendment to meet the needs for human services, funding state highway improvements and subsidizing higher education. […]...

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November 1, 2007 Politics

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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