Rollie Heath http://www.kunc.org en Colorado Dems Elect Carroll As Next Senate President http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-dems-elect-carroll-next-senate-president <p>Morgan Carroll, a Democrat from Aurora, was selected unanimously to lead the Colorado Senate after a short meeting Wednesday. Carroll, a staunch advocate for consumer rights issues and stricter oil and gas drilling rules, was previously the majority leader.</p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 15:05:43 +0000 Bente Birkeland 50580 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Dems Elect Carroll As Next Senate President Amendment 66 Backers Start Push For Education Tax http://www.kunc.org/post/amendment-66-backers-start-push-education-tax <p>Coloradans face two statewide ballot measures this November. Both seek to raise taxes, but for very different reasons.</p><p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:04:23 +0000 Brian Larson & Jody Hope Strogoff 50535 at http://www.kunc.org Amendment 66 Backers Start Push For Education Tax Education Funding Initiative Seeks A Spot On The Ballot http://www.kunc.org/post/education-funding-initiative-seeks-spot-ballot <p>A roughly billion-dollar tax increase is likely to go before voters this fall. It’s part of a larger package of education reform that state lawmakers passed last session.</p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 20:42:57 +0000 Bente Birkeland 47817 at http://www.kunc.org Education Funding Initiative Seeks A Spot On The Ballot Education Tax Initiative Faces Uphill Battle http://www.kunc.org/post/education-tax-initiative-faces-uphill-battle <p>Supporters of an initiative that would increase Colorado sales and income taxes and earmark the money raised for education say they will have enough signatures to get the measure placed on the November election ballot. But as Daniel Costello reports, the backers will likely have an uphill battle convincing voters to pass the measure. Thu, 28 Jul 2011 17:44:02 +0000 Brian Larson 11994 at http://www.kunc.org Education Tax Initiative Faces Uphill Battle Sen. Heath Touts Education Funding Measure While Republicans Raise Questions http://www.kunc.org/post/sen-heath-touts-education-funding-measure-while-republicans-raise-questions <p>Standing alongside parents and a fourth graders in the State Capitol, Democratic State Senator Heath announced his plan on Monday to help backfill millions of dollars in recent education cuts.</p><p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-969052.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-969052.mp3 Tue, 17 May 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 8158 at http://www.kunc.org Sen. Heath Touts Education Funding Measure While Republicans Raise Questions