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Michael Johnston

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Teachers Union Sues Over Colorado Dismissal Law

Colorado’s largest teachers union is challenging the firings of about 100 Denver teachers and a 2010 law that enabled the dismissals, union officials announced Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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Colorado School Tax Supporters Turn In Petitions

Smiling schoolchildren and a bright school bus hauled boxes of petitions to Denver on Monday as activists pushed for the largest voter-approved permanent tax hike in state history to overhaul education funding.

08/05/2013

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Child Literacy Bill Altered In Colorado

Sponsors of a controversial proposal aimed at making sure Colorado kids can read in the early grades are talking about changing their proposal.

04/25/2012

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Lying To Voters Latest In Colorado Elections Debate

A proposal to enhance penalties for lying about elections is the latest divisive voting proposal to hit Colorado’s legislature.

02/22/2012

House Speaker Frank McNulty (credit: CBS)

Johnston, McNulty Say Stable Oil, Gas Rules Needed

Two Colorado state legislators say a stable regulatory environment is what makes it possible for energy developers to do business.

01/31/2012

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Illegal Immigrant Tuition Up Again In Colorado

Illegal immigrants attending Colorado high schools are waiting to see whether the Legislature will pass a bill allowing them to attend state colleges at tuition rates lower than the out-of-state rates.

01/17/2012

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Police Investigate Shooting Near Sen. Johnston’s Office

Police in Denver are investigating a drive-by shooting on the city’s east side.

02/19/2011