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.
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 Denver judge has upheld a ballot question seeking to raise Colorado residents’ income taxes to benefit public schools.
A Denver judge is expected to rule Tuesday on the validity of a ballot question seeking to raise Colorado residents’ income taxes to benefit public schools.
A proposal to increase Colorado income taxes to pay for school upgrades will appear on the November ballot after election officials determined Wednesday that proponents gathered enough signatures for the petition.
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.
Colorado voters likely have a big decision to make this fall on taxes. Education groups are hoping Colorado approves the biggest permanent tax increase ever posed to voters in an effort to correct years of flawed school funding.