Author : Ingrid Muller

Personhood, racetrack gaming and GMO labeling lose — gov transparency wins

Democrats were in dire need of a pick-me-up Tuesday, and the Vote No on 67 rally was the only party around....

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November 5, 2014 Education, The Mix

Amendment 68 racetracks-for-schools initiative fails to make grade

Proponents touted the measure to expand education funding in Colorado. In reality, it was a $35 million fight between casinos in two different states....

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November 4, 2014 The Mix

Prop. 104 school board transparency measure only ballot measure to pass

Government transparency is a popular rallying cry these days, fueled by a growing distrust of political leadership and bureaucratic smoke screens....

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November 4, 2014 Just In

GMO labeling measure dies on the vine

  In the United States, there is only one state that has successfully passed a law requiring labeling of genetically engineered foods — Vermont. And […]...

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November 4, 2014 Health, Just In, The Mix

Voters reject ‘personhood’ again

Saying she hoped that the proponents of Amendment 67 “have finally gotten the message that no means no,” Cara DeGette and fellow opponents of the […]...

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November 4, 2014 Health, Just In

School board open-meetings measure has best chance of passing

Four citizens’ initiatives landed on the statewide ballot this year, and they cover some hotly contested ground. From personhood definitions to food labeling, expanding gaming […]...

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November 4, 2014 Education, Health, Just In, Top Stories

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Denver’s education superintendent Tom Boasberg is stepping down after nearly a decade

Tom Boasberg, who has earned a national profile as Denver schools superintendent, is stepping down. Boasberg announced Tuesday he’s leaving his post after an unusually long […]

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