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Measure to raise taxes for schools will be on ballot Nov. 1

Wednesday Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler said that enough valid signatures had been collected to place Initiative 25 on the ballot November 1. The initiative would raise Colorado income and sales taxes for the next five years, raising approximately...

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August 24, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics

Education initiative draws lukewarm response from some due to effect of tax on poor

The absence of a progressive income tax structure in Initiative 25 has stopped some progressive organizations from getting on board with State Sen. Rollie Heath's attempt to stem what has become a yearly bleeding of dollars from public education. While...

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August 1, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics, Top Stories

Heath says he is on track to put education funding increase on November ballot

State Senator Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, is undaunted. As schools were being systematically defunded by the Legislature during this last session, He floated the idea of a tax increase to fund schools. Then he announced plans to take it before the...

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July 8, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics

Heath launches tax initiative to fund education

He's been talking about it since early in the just finished legislative session, but State Senator Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, Monday launched his campaign to raise Colorado taxes in order to better fund education....

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May 17, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics
Anti-abortion ‘personhood’ measures shrink the rights of women

Anti-abortion ‘personhood’ measures shrink the rights of women

Eight months pregnant, confused and suffering psychological disorders, Jessica Clyburn jumped from a fifth story window in South Carolina. According to the media, she had attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide. According to the District Attorneys office, she had committed...

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November 6, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Personhood initiative lining up friends and foes

Personhood initiative lining up friends and foes

A version of the anti-abortion initiative soundly defeated by Colorado voters in 2008 is making its way to the 2010 ballot, this time reworked as an "egg-as-a-person" initiative. This new version would move the legal definition of a person further...

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October 27, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories

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The Home Front: Trump administration would allow drilling in Colorado ‘next to some of the nation’s most pristine wilderness and headwaters’

“From a small plane circling over secluded grassy meadows and Sangre de Cristo Mountain spires, politicians and conservationists on Friday will see the stakes as […]

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