Colorado voters soundly rejected a $1 billion income tax hike for school funding on Tuesday.
The 2013 election provided a mixed bag of results from throughout the state and three big takeaways as we look toward 2014, CBSDenver.com Blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
Colorado voters were deciding on a major change to how public schools are funded Tuesday. A ballot measure asked voters to hike income taxes by about $1 billion a year in exchange for a raft of education upgrades.
While Election Day 2013 may seem like the end of the fight over education funding and reforms, regardless of Tuesday’s outcome, the battle will be far from over.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped of his ballot in advance of Election Day on Tuesday.
An income tax question to be decided by Colorado voters Tuesday sets up a watershed change for how public schools are funded and could be the largest voter-approved tax hike in state history.
In just one week Coloradans will vote on one of the largest tax increases in state history. Amendment 66 would raise income taxes by a billion dollars, and eyes and money from out of state are trying to influence the decision.
A ballot question seeking to raise Colorado residents’ income taxes to benefit public schools has deep-pocketed support.
Can a new kind of campaign strategy, based on subtlety and simplicity, convince Colorado voters to approve a nearly $1 billion tax increase?
A Denver judge has upheld a ballot question seeking to raise Colorado residents’ income taxes to benefit public schools.