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Tag Archives: Amendment 72

Big tobacco stubs out cigarette tax

Colorado’s David and Goliath race is over. Goliath won. Amendment 72 was called at 9 P.M Tuesday. It failed. The measure would have revised the […]...

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November 9, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Homestretch: Colorado’s tobacco tax

If you could characterize only one Colorado election contest as a David vs. Goliath matchup, you would have to choose Amendment 72. The measure would revise […]...

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November 7, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Virginia-based tobacco giant on track to be the biggest spender in Colorado history

Big Tobacco may beat out the casino industry for a dubious distinction: biggest spender on a ballot measure in Colorado’s history. Supporters of Amendment 72, […]...

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October 20, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix

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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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The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]

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