Sweeping revisions to how Colorado funds public schools – accompanied by a likely income tax proposal – came under consideration Tuesday in the state Legislature after years of discussion.
Public-records access in Colorado is close to getting an expansion – but state lawmakers are resisting efforts to make it cheaper to get public records.
A sweeping change to how Colorado juveniles are charged as adults headed to the governor’s desk Thursday after two days of a spirited debate that divided Senators from both parties.
Senate Democrats nixed a proposal to ask voters whether people should provide photo identification at the polls.
Colorado voters overwhelmingly rejected the only statewide tax increase on ballots this November — a “no” vote on education funding that revealed the sour mood of voters in this swing state.
Starting Wednesday ballots go out in an election that includes a statewide tax hike. Voters will decide whether to increase sales and income taxes to fund education.
While political adversaries of Gov. John Hickenlooper are calling him out for not taking an official position on Proposition 103, the governor made it clear this week where his sympathies lie.
The collective silence of the governor and mayor on Proposition 103 is becoming a major hurdle to the issue’s success, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti reports.
Two influential education groups are backing an initiative to raise Colorado’s income and sales taxes for public school funding.
State Sen. Rollie Heath says schools need more help than an initiative to raise taxes can offer.