Colorado Statesman http://kunc.org en College Affordability Act Number One Priority For Colorado Dems http://kunc.org/post/college-affordability-act-number-one-priority-colorado-dems <p>Just three weeks into the annual legislative session and Colorado lawmakers are off to a slower start than previous years. But a top Democrat priority bill, aimed at higher education funding, will soon gets its first hearing. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Brian Larson & Jody Hope Strogoff 53682 at http://kunc.org College Affordability Act Number One Priority For Colorado Dems Is Governor Hickenlooper A ‘Vulnerable’ Candidate? http://kunc.org/post/governor-hickenlooper-vulnerable-candidate <p>The 2013 election is over, but the stunning defeat of Amendment 66 last Tuesday may impact Governor Hickenlooper’s re-election bid in 2014.</p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:52:31 +0000 Brian Larson & Jody Hope Strogoff 51828 at http://kunc.org Is Governor Hickenlooper A ‘Vulnerable’ Candidate? How High Is Too High For Colorado Pot Taxes? http://kunc.org/post/how-high-too-high-colorado-pot-taxes <p>Amendment 64 paved the way for the legal use of recreational marijuana in Colorado. It also tasked state lawmakers with enacting an excise tax on marijuana sales to fund public school construction. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:15:38 +0000 Brian Larson & Jody Hope Strogoff 50794 at http://kunc.org How High Is Too High For Colorado Pot Taxes? Amendment 66 Backers Start Push For Education Tax http://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://kunc.org Amendment 66 Backers Start Push For Education Tax Buck’s Back For A Second Senate Bid http://kunc.org/post/buck-s-back-second-senate-bid <p>Another Republican has joined the field of candidates seeking to challenge Democratic Senator Mark Udall in 2014.</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Brian Larson & Jody Hope Strogoff 48265 at http://kunc.org Buck’s Back For A Second Senate Bid