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Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

The Possible Decision behind the Indecision

When Governor John Hickenlooper told a reporter that he hasn’t decided if he will back the School Finance Act measure this fall, perhaps he was hoping to be part of a bigger decision.


Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s TBD Initiative Still TBD

A plan by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper to engage communities in charting a new course for Colorado has generated skepticism because of its vague goals and name – TBD Colorado.


Chickens (credit: CBS)

Pot, Hens And Taxes Are Before Colorado Voters

More than a hundred municipalities across Colorado are holding elections this week on everything from tax increases and marijuana to plastic bags.


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$3B Tax Hike For Schools On Ballot For Colorado Voters

The nation’s only ballot measure this fall that proposes a state tax increase pits some defenders of Colorado’s underfunded schools against those who warn it will cost jobs.


GOP Urges Opposition To Colorado $3B Tax Increase

Republicans in the Colorado Legislature are asking Democratic leaders to oppose a ballot proposal to raise taxes by $3 billion over five years to help fund the state’s education system.


Tax filing for 2010

If Tax Increases Are The Answer, You’d Better Ask A Good Question

The University of Denver released a study this week that showed that without tax increases, the Colorado state budget will not be able to pay for anything but Health Care, Prisons and K-12 education by 2025. That scenario is based on the study seeing our overall economic picture as a state in far worse shape than previously expected, Blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.


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RTD Won’t Seek Tax Increase

The Denver-area mass-transit district has decided not to ask voters for a sales tax increase in November.


An RTD light rail train (credit: CBS)

Tax Hike Proposals: Politics 101

While the details differ, both organizations discovered that citizens still reeling from a record-setting recession are not likely to support a tax hike, even if it goes toward a good idea or cause.


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