Taxes

6:19am

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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3:55pm

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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1:30pm

Tue October 22, 2013

2:36pm

Mon October 21, 2013
Marijuana

Voters To Weigh In On Colorado Marijuana Taxes

Marijuana indvidually bagged and ready for use in this photo dated April 20, 2013.
charenton Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado is preparing for the state’s first recreational marijuana stores to open this January. In the meantime, voters still have the final say on how the new product will be taxed through Proposition AA.

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11:00am

Wed October 16, 2013
Education

Education Tax Overcomes Legal Challenge To Stay On The Ballot

The Denver City and County Building.
Jim Hill KUNC

A ballot question to raise Colorado income taxes to help improve public schools has survived a legal challenge. A Denver District Court Judge has ruled that the proposal can go before voters.

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