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Try, try again: Latest attempt at Colorado school funding measure would raise $1.6 billion with income, corporate tax increases

Colorado voters could see a $1.6 billion tax increase for education on their November ballots. Backers of a major school funding measure have been cleared […]...

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February 26, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In

Colorado Legislature 2018: Shortfalls in a time of plenty

When lawmakers drive to Denver next week to convene the 2018 legislative session, they will see about a dozen cranes across the city’s skyline, a […]...

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January 5, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, 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

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

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....

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February 28, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics

Hickenlooper slashes K-12; Dems say it’s time to consider tax increases

Stating that Colorado needs to be more pro-business, Gov. John Hickenlooper cut deep into K-12, further sacrificed state employee earnings, and shut down some state parks and services in the budget proposal he delivered Tuesday....

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February 16, 2011 Center Well, Criminal Justice, 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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