Education Funding


Tue January 28, 2014


Mon January 6, 2014

Denver Hispanic Chamber Previews Upcoming Legislative Session

Colorado Congressman, Democrat Ed Perlmutter speaks with former Denver Mayor Bill Vidal.
Nathan Heffel KUNC


Wed November 6, 2013
Election 2013

Colorado Says Yes To Pot Taxes, No To Education Tax

Colorado Voters statewide spoke overwhelmingly on two tax initiatives. Recreational marijuana taxes passed, while the education tax was struck down.
Larimer County Sample Ballot

Colorado voters gave a mixed reaction Tuesday on a pair of statewide tax increases. Voters didn’t want to tax themselves to pay for education, but were overwhelmingly willing to tax recreational marijuana to help rebuild schools.

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Thu October 31, 2013
Business Report

NoCo Chambers Don’t See Eye-to-Eye On Education Tax

Greeley Chamber of Commerce

One of two statewide issues facing voters Nov. 5 is whether to approve an increase in income taxes to help fund K - 12 schools. Most education groups support Amendment 66, which would raise nearly $1 billion a year.

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Tue October 29, 2013
It's All Politics

Bloomberg's New Colorado Play: $1 Million For Tax Measure

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a press conference in London in September.
Matt Dunham AP

Michael Bloomberg's time as New York City mayor may be coming to an end, but there's no evidence he's ready to leave the political arena.

Less than two months after playing a starring role in two recall elections in Colorado, Bloomberg has again turned his eye to that state and contributed $1 million to the campaign backing a ballot measure that would increase income taxes to provide funds for a new public school financing system.

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