ballot measures

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

Meet the city-guy-turned-cattle-rancher driving the $1 billion effort to preserve the National Western Center’s roots

The billion-dollar makeover is underway but how will it attract farmers, ranchers and urban dwellers from all over Colorado? Leave that to city-guy-turned-rural rancher Brad Buchanan.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

After Colorado was hailed as a national model for payday loans, voters will be asked to further limit payday lending

A 2010 Colorado law didn’t go far enough in regulating payday loans int he state, says Proposition 111 advocates, with fees hitting a 180 percent APR

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Propositions 109 and 110 are all about how to pay for roads. They’re also about everything else.

The two options in front of voters can't even agree what the future of Colorado's transportation looks like, let alone how to fund it

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

A lot more than you might realize goes into getting your Colorado mail-in ballot from A to Z

A look behind the scenes of Colorado’s system of mailing ballots to every voter in the state and what it means for the U.S. Postal Service

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

“It is going to be very messy”: Opposing oil and gas ballot measures respond to Colorado’s contentious drilling climate

One would set back rigs 2,500 feet from homes and natural features, another would allow property owners to be compensated if value was reduced; critics say either one would be disastrous if passed