Marijuana Tax Headlines Colorado's Off-Year ElectionsColorado is voting Tuesday on state marijuana taxes and local issues that include a hotly contested school board recall in suburban Denver.
Colorado Recall Targets Conservative School Board MembersAngry parents and educators in a Colorado battleground county are trying to recall three conservative school board members Tuesday, citing several complaints, including a change in how teachers get pay raises and talk of reviewing the history curriculum to promote patriotism.
'This Is Ridiculous': Embattled Jeffco School Board President Files Ethics Complaint Against HimselfThe president of the Jefferson County School Board has filed an ethics complaint against himself. Ken Witt is one of three school board members at the center of a recall election.
Jeffco School Board Recall Election In November Not A Sure ThingAn election to recall three Jefferson county school board members may not be part of the November ballot after all. That means the school district would have to pay $500,000 for a special election.
In 'Purple District,' Jeffco School Board Recall Could Have Big InfluenceVoters in Jefferson County will head to the polls later this fall to vote on whether to recall three school board members who have gone head-to-head with the teacher's union. The results of that vote could impact school districts across Colorado.
Recalls Could Beget Even Worse PoliciesRecall elections are becoming de rigueur in Colorado nowadays, but the fact of the matter is that they are likely to worsen public policies as elected leaders begin to adjust to the threat.
Jeffco Petitioners Collect 75,000 Signatures To Oust School Board MembersFrustrated parents in Jefferson County say they have gathered nearly double the number of signatures needed for a petition to recall three school board members.
History Fight Coming To A Head At Jefferson County School Board MeetingA fight in Colorado over how United States history is taught is coming to a head in Jefferson County on Thursday, with students and teachers expected to pack a school board meeting where the controversial changes could face a vote.