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Targeting Mr X: Court-Carroll ballot initiative transparency bill advances

DENVER-- Democratic state lawmakers Rep. Lois Court and Sen. Morgan Carroll have taken another step in their move to head off would-be anonymous Colorado ballot-initiative authors and financiers. A bill they introduced this legislative session comes in response to the farce Colorado Springs anti-tax crusader Doug Bruce made of the initiative process last year, when as "Mr X" he sent detailed emails of instruction to the initiative proponents, failed to report he was housing petition-signature gatherers and dodged subpoena servers for more than three months.

Colorado schools stand to lose $1 billion if Amendment 60 passes

If Amendment 60 passes in November, students across Colorado will know it. They will soon be in more crowded classrooms and are likely to have fewer after-school and enrichment programs, course offerings and textbooks. Colorado schools will lose more than $1 billion if Amendment 60 passes.

Officials say tax-slashing measures would devastate libraries

BOULDER -- Colorado's librarians are worried. Depending on what voters decide in the November election, libraries around the state could be forced to reduce their hours, slash services, and shut the doors to library branches entirely.

Maes on ‘Big Three’: ‘We’ll be cutting into bone’

At the Colorado Nonprofit Association gubernatorial debate in Denver Thursday, Tea Party-backed GOP candidate Dan Maes said that based on his travels campaigning around the state this year he believes there is “little appetite” among voters for the three statewide tax-slashing initiatives slated for the ballot in November.

Tancredo offers ‘third gyration’ on ‘Bad Three’ anti-tax measures

COLORADO SPRINGS -- At the most spirited debate of the season so far, the three candidates for governor mixed it up on a variety...

‘Bad Three’ grabbing national attention

It's probably not fair to say everyone’s talking about Colorado’s three tax-cutting ballot proposals, but it is safe to say they are now getting...

Colorado guv candidates vary widely on tax slashing amendments

DENVER -- In the first Colorado gubernatorial debate Thursday, the candidates who often generally agreed on the issues veered widely in their positions toward three proposed tax-slashing amendments engineered by Colorado anti-government figure Doug Bruce and scheduled for the ballot in November.

Suthers to file contempt motion against Doug Bruce, ‘Mr X’

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers plans to seek sanctions for contempt of court against elusive Colorado Springs anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce. The news suggests some consequence might be in the offing for Bruce after he spent weeks flouting a court order to produce documents and give testimony as part of a case concerning three tax-slashing ballot initiatives secretly authored and illegally financed by Bruce.
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