Public Policy

Two transportation measures are on Colorado’s ballot. Here’s how one could pay for rural...

Earlier this week, on a day threatening rain, a Denver police cruiser with its lights flashing drove slowly down Peoria Street in Montbello escorting...

Is the debate about Amendment V a debate about millennials themselves?

Coloradans are set to vote on Amendment V, which proposes that Colorado reduce the minimum age for running for the state Senate and House...
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Is the debate about Amendment V a debate about millennials themselves?

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Guest Post: Two approaches to getting big money out of politics

Since the US Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Citizens United, corporations and the wealthy have increased their political contributions exponentially. We’re seeing the effect...

Ask The Indy: Breaking down the tax changes in Amendment 73 High earners will...

A Colorado Independent reader, who wished to remain anonymous, asked how the property tax adjustments in Amendment 73, the school funding measure, would work. The...

Dear government, pay me for my losses. Inside Amendment 74, a ballot measure that...

Imagine you are a property owner. One day, you decide you want to use your land to develop a sand and gravel operation. You...

Guest Post: Why Proposition 110 is the only real option for Colorado

With more than $9 billion in deferred transportation infrastructure projects — and insufficient funds to complete them — Colorado is officially in a crisis. This...

PARCHED: Climate change and growth pushing CO toward a water crisis Gov. John Hickenlooper's...

Editor's note: This story is the latest in The Colorado Independent's ongoing series, PARCHED, which tracks Colorado's water plan and water supplies in the...
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Amendment 73: Understanding the tax increase for education on your Colorado ballot

Colorado voters face an important education decision this November: whether to approve a major statewide tax increase for schools. This request represents the third...

Thornton councilwoman agrees not to ban or block people on her Facebook page —...

A federal court has ordered Thornton City Council member Jan Kulmann to unblock two Coloradans from her Facebook page and "refrain from blocking/banning any...