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Tag Archives: Americans for Prosperity

The new Douglas County school board just ended a controversial voucher program

CASTLE ROCK — The Douglas County school board voted Monday to end a controversial private-school voucher program and directed the school district to end a […]...

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December 5, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Douglas County slate that favors continuing school voucher court case is ahead in early fundraising, records show

A group of candidates that largely supports the direction of the Douglas County School District, especially its embrace of school choice policies, has raised nearly […]...

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October 20, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Groups with a stake in Colorado’s school board elections raise $1.5 million to influence them

Union committees and various political groups have raised more than $1.5 million so far to influence the outcome of school board elections across the state, […]...

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October 19, 2017 Campaign Finance, Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

This Colorado conservative is taking a bigger role in expanding school choice across the nation

For the past two years as Colorado state director of the conservative political group Americans For Prosperity, Michael Fields has advocated at the statehouse and […]...

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June 1, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Republican Senate leader to back hospital provider fee change

Updated to add comment from Michael Fields of Americans for Prosperity. While conservative lawmakers are squabbling about how to finance an immediate need for $3.5 […]...

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March 21, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Americans for Prosperity flex muscles at the statehouse

A year ago, then-state Senate President Bill Cadman, a Colorado Springs Republican, told a gathering of the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity that if […]...

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February 15, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Guns, pot, the Kochs and more: 5 memorable stories from 2016

From puncturing false narratives about Colorado to writing lengthy explainers that would never fit in a newspaper’s pages, from interviewing would-be revolutionaries to penning personal […]...

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December 30, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Americans for Prosperity prez will knock on doors himself in a Colorado U.S. House race

  Tim Phillips, president of the national political group Americans for Prosperity, will be in Colorado knocking on doors and talking to voters Friday in the […]...

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September 13, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Bill Cadman thanked AFP for his rise to rule the Colorado Senate. Now the group gives him a C. Here’s why.

  Last Tuesday, a smattering of Colorado state lawmakers were at the University Club a few blocks from the Capitol waiting to see what grade […]...

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August 31, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

TABOR timeout ballot measure won’t go to voters this year

A group trying to convince voters to hit the pause button on the state’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights, which limits government spending, has officially called […]...

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July 19, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Rally to Save Net Neutrality TODAY!

Activists from around the state will rally in support of the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality rules TODAY, December 9th at 1:00 PM in Denver’s […]

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Redistricting in Colorado: Clearing hurdles, looming court fight, pick ups and putdowns

A bipartisan group seeking to change the way Colorado draws its political boundaries has moved one step closer to its goal — and toward a […]

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