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Tag Archives: Colorado Constitution

Coloradans seeking more school funding inch closer to 2018 ballot

Proponents of increasing funding for Colorado’s public schools cleared a major hurdle this week in their attempt to ask voters to bump up taxes on […]...

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January 5, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Amendment 71, aka “Raise the Bar,” explained

Amendment 71, or “Raise the Bar,” is a rare beast— a ballot initiative about ballot initiatives. The measure, which seeks to make it harder to […]...

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October 19, 2016 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

A Colorado ballot measure to hinder ballot measures

  Colorado is a unique place. The first state to legalize recreational marijuana was able to do so because of how easy it is to […]...

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March 10, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Power to the people, say the people

Despite the demise of a bill to increase the percentage of votes needed to pass a voter initiated constitutional amendment in the Legislature this year, grassroots advocates recently voiced their opposition to the move they see as part of a...

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June 20, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Amending State Constitution moves one step closer to being more difficult

Amending State Constitution moves one step closer to being more difficult

The Colorado House passed a resolution 52-12 today that will give the voters the option of limiting their own ability to change the Colorado Constitution in the next election. SCR 001 now goes back to the Senate, as amended by...

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February 25, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
Romanoff Proposes “Time Out” on State Constitution

Romanoff Proposes “Time Out” on State Constitution

The Colorado state legislators have had a lot of discussion about making it harder to amend the state constitution. A measure toughening regulations will surely […]...

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May 27, 2007 Politics

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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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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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