Tag Archives: education funding

A 2018 legislative session marked by financial challenges amid revenue surplus, sexual harassment scandals

It was a sprint finish to the 2018 legislative session; as lawmakers on the House floor played jeopardy and tossed yo-yos, others were pacing between […]...

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May 10, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

KEEFE: The ups and downs of Colorado’s priorities


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March 15, 2017 Education, Just In, Keefe, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

No talking about roads without talking about schools, Colorado Speaker says

The tightrope state legislators have been trying to walk in the attempt to find the billions needed to pay for the state’s transportation needs and […]...

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February 8, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

How Colorado’s schools could see another $90 million in revenue

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Todd Engdahl on March 29, 2016 The outcome of a high-stakes legislative fight over health care spending could increase education […]...

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March 30, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

House approves historic public education funding; rural broadband heads to Senate

Notes from the 92nd day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 9, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Education, Politics

Colorado state budget researcher: ‘We’re headed off a cliff’

There is nowhere near enough money for Colorado to continue to do the business of the state as things stand, according to an influential team of researchers at the University of Denver. State lawmakers will either have to raise...

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September 1, 2011 Center Well, Education, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics

Heath launches tax initiative to fund education

He's been talking about it since early in the just finished legislative session, but State Senator Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, Monday launched his campaign to raise Colorado taxes in order to better fund education....

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May 17, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics

$90 million will likely be returned to K-12 education

A bipartisan effort to reduce cuts to K-12 education by $90 million passed the House Thursday with no opposition. Republican House sponsor Rep. Tom Massey, R-Poncha Springs, worked with Democrats to create a compromise that will provide funds to many...

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April 21, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics
Tax checkoff bill could bring minor relief to schools

Tax checkoff bill could bring minor relief to schools

Senate committee pass two bills to provide better funding for education. Legislators say voters need to be aware that education funding is quickly falling to crisis levels....

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April 14, 2011 Education, Politics, Top Stories

House bill could strip millions from state revenue

The bipartisan hug issued around the Legislature after a compromise on the state budget Tuesday was broken Wednesday as House Republicans passed a bill exempting businesses from business personal property taxes. ...

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April 7, 2011 Center Well, Education, 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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