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New rule to ‘raise the bar’ for ballot measures wasn’t high...

In 2016, a group ran a campaign that put an interesting proposition on the ballot for Coloradans: The question asked voters to change the...

Bipartisan Joint Budget Committee coming to an impasse

Rep. Mark Ferrandino, D-Denver, said the long-bill budget package, which had been due to be presented to the Senate today, was pushed back at least a week because Republicans are looking to "increase the cut to schools while protecting tax breaks for Walmart.

Tax amnesty bill could raise millions for beleagured schools

SB11-184, sponsored by Denver Democrats Rep. Mark Ferrandino and Sen. Pat Steadman, would provide taxpayers a window between Aug. 1 and Sept. 30 to pay back taxes--with all fees waived--and have the interest on delinquent payments cut in half.

Sen. Rollie Heath calls for new tax initiative to fund education...

A handful of Democrats stood behind Sen. Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, as he announced today a citizens' initiative to roll back tax rates in hopes of generating $1.63 billion over three years for higher education and K-12 education.

Seinfeld episode kills bottle bill brought by kids

Legislation championed by school children and billed to save the environment and K-12 education died in committee Wednesday under fears of fraud and hidden costs fueled in part by a Seinfeld episode.