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K12 Ballot Measure 2013
September 10, 2013
Club 20 strongly opposes Amendment 66
Directors of Club 20, the influential Western Slope civic and promotional group, have voted to oppose Amendment 66, the proposed $950 million education tax increase.
September 4, 2013
K-12 tax plan makes ballot, gets new name
The proposed $950 million education tax proposal was certified for the Nov. 5 statewide ballot Wednesday by the Department of State. Previously known by the…
September 4, 2013
Voter guide survives legislator scrutiny
The 2013 state voter guide to ballot measures jumped its last hurdle Wednesday – review by 18 legislative leaders on a committee named Legislative Council.
September 3, 2013
Ballot measure supporters raise another half million
Supporters of the proposed $950 million K-12 tax increase have raised an additional $502,205 in the last month, according to campaign spending reports filed with…
August 29, 2013
Voter guide set for final sign-off
Legislative leaders will get their say next week on the 2012 voter guide, including info about the proposed $950 million K-12 tax increase. Legislative staffers…
August 16, 2013
Tax measure petitions need line-by-line review
Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced Friday that his office needs to do a line-by-line review the petitions submitted for the K-12 tax increase ballot…
August 5, 2013
Ballot measure backers double up on signatures
Updated - Supporters of the campaign to pass a $950 million K-12 tax increase turned in more than 160,000 petition signatures, about double the number needed. Opponents countered with their own news conference.
August 1, 2013
Johnston pitches tax plan, gets some advice
Voters will need a clear, understandable message to gain their support for the proposed $950 million K-12 tax increase, members of a key education advisory panel tell the plan’s leading backer. Also, backers of the plan report raising $1 million for the campaign.
July 25, 2013
Club 20 members skeptical about K-12 tax increase
Members of the Club 20 education policy committee have voted to recommend that the group oppose the proposed $950 million K-12 tax increase, according to…
July 10, 2013
Hick weighs in again on ballot measure; Ciruli opines
While petition circulators continue their hunt for signatures, Gov. John Hickenlooper and a well-known political analyst weighed in Wednesday on the proposed $950 million tax…
July 2, 2013
CEA antes up for K-12 tax proposal campaign
The Colorado Education Association has provided an initial donation of $250,000 for the campaign to pass a $950 million K-12 tax increase.
June 27, 2013
Ballot measure petitions may be pricey
It could cost up to $250,000 to gather the petitions needed to put a K-12 tax increase on the November ballot, some political observers say.
June 26, 2013
Top Garcia aide to head tax measure campaign
Updated – Andrew Freedman, chief of staff to Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia, is leaving the Capitol to become campaign director for Colorado Commits to Kids,…
June 25, 2013
Ballot measure campaign finally launches
Advocates of a $950 million education tax increase Tuesday kicked off their campaign with a low-key news release.
June 13, 2013
Petition approval gives clue to K-12 ballot measure
Backers of a proposed tax increase for K-12 schools haven’t announced which ballot measure they’ll push for the November election, but a recent filing with the state hints at the likely finalist.
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