Colorado’s mercurial political nature was on full display Tuesday, with voters overwhelmingly approving taxes on marijuana sales but rejecting an income tax hike for schools.
Colorado voters soundly rejected a $1 billion income tax hike for school funding on Tuesday.
A judge plans to rule Tuesday on the validity of a ballot question seeking to raise Colorado residents’ income taxes to benefit public schools.
Colorado voters will soon vote on a massive school funding measure that will impact nearly everyone in the state.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo wants to debate Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper over a proposal on the November ballot to increase income taxes by nearly a billion for school funding.
The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Colorado’s school funding system is constitutional, siding with the state in a landmark lawsuit filed by parents and school districts challenging the way schools are funded.
Colorado educators looking for bold changes to how the state funds public education have part of the equation answered, with Gov. John Hickenlooper signing into law Tuesday a mammoth bill.
Colorado public schools would get their biggest funding boost in years under a bill that has won initial approval in the state Senate.
An ambitious overhaul to how Colorado handles its biggest-ticket budget priority – K-12 education – advanced another step in the state Legislature Monday.
A sweeping overhaul to how Colorado funds schools has won final approval in the state Senate on a party-line vote.