Public School Funding

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  • Lengthy Hearing at Capitol on School Funding Measure
  • National Park Service Reports Economic Impact on Colorado
  • Low Income Colorado Children Have More Health Care Security  

A ballot question to raise Colorado income taxes to help improve public schools has survived a legal challenge. A Denver District Court Judge has ruled that the proposal can go before voters.

With just over three weeks until the election, the campaign asking Colorado voters to approve a $1 billion tax increase to pay for improvements to public schools are planning what they call a robust door-to-door operation.

Headlines 

  • State Lawmakers Won't Hold Special Session on Flood Recovery
  • Montrose and Hotchkiss Healthcare Exchange Offices Busy for Opening Days
  • Over 600 BLM Employees Furloughed after Government Shutdown
  • Lawsuit Filed Against Petition Signatures for School Funding Tax Proposal
  • "Neighbors, Strangers and Friends" Exhibit  on Display at Creamary Arts Center through 10/4/13
  • Colorado Supreme Court Says Language in Recall Rules Conflicts with US Constitution
  • After Audit, Colorado Energy Office Moves to Fix Financial Problems
  • Faced with Water Shortages, Farmers Doing More With Less
  • Governor Hickenlooper Says State is Facing a “Water Crisis”
  • Move to Raise Taxes for Public School Funding Put On Hold
  • Mesa County to Offer Tax Incentives to Keep Businesses in the State