Rollie Heath

9:05am

Wed October 9, 2013
Politics

Colorado Dems Elect Carroll As Next Senate President

Colorado Senate Democrats gather to elect a new leader, Oct. 9.
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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.

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10:04am

Tue October 8, 2013
Politics

Amendment 66 Backers Start Push For Education Tax

A School bus takes students on a field trip in Fruita, Colo. in this file photo from Nov. 2010.
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2:42pm

Thu August 1, 2013
Education

Education Funding Initiative Seeks A Spot On The Ballot

Early childhood education students at William Roberts Elementary School in Denver learning about native and historic wildlife species.
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11:44am

Thu July 28, 2011
Politics

Education Tax Initiative Faces Uphill Battle

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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.

6:00am

Tue May 17, 2011
Education

Sen. Heath Touts Education Funding Measure While Republicans Raise Questions

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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.

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