State

Amendment 66
11:39 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Education Tax Overcomes Legal Challenge To Stay On The Ballot

The Denver City and County Building.
Jim Hill KUNC

Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 11:52 am

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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Elections
8:00 am
Tue October 15, 2013

State Law Meant to Ease Process for Voters in November

New rules for voting this November are supposed to streamline the process for voters. But, some clerks fear they could lead to voter fraud.
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Ballots for the November election are being mailed to voters across the state on Tuesday. Some county clerks say this election will be more convenient for voters than past elections, thanks to a new state law. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.

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Amendment 66
1:02 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

As Election Nears, Critics And Supporters Spar Over Education Tax

Governor John Hickenlooper meets with members of the business group Colorado Succeeds, which has endorsed the measure.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 10:31 am

With just over three weeks until the election, the campaign asking Colorado voters to approve a $1 billion tax increase to pay for improvements to public schools are planning what they call a robust door-to-door operation.

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State
3:17 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Study: Education Ballot Question Could be a Drag on Colorado's Economy, Unless it Works

A pair of new studies analyzed the impact of Amendment 66 on Colorado's economy.
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A set of new reports show Amendment 66 will be a drag on Colorado’s economy unless there’s substantial improvement in students’ performance.

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Flooding in Northern Colorado
8:51 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Media Capture First Glimpse Of Big Thompson Canyon Destruction

Grace Hood KUNC

Originally published on Fri September 20, 2013 11:31 am

Piles of wooden debris laced with flip flops, prescription pill bottles and Styrofoam cluttered Highway 34 near the mouth of the Big Thompson Canyon. The scene is hidden behind Army National Guard barricades, and was shown to the media for the first time Tuesday night.

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