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Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

In governor’s race, Jared Polis proposes new carbon tax, endorses other tax hikes

Republican Walker Stapleton backs new bonding to fix roads. Democrat Polis mulls a roll-back of $1.6 billion in corporate tax breaks. Both would tax sports betting.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is near the bottom of states in school funding. That’s why there are nearly 40 bond and mill levy override questions on ballots this fall.

From new buildings to mental health counselors to teacher pay increases, schools have a growing list of needs for more cash

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Fact check: A look at what’s true and what’s false in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race

Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton trade misleading claims, and so do outside groups helping the candidates

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s school finance system is broken. Is Amendment 73 the answer?

A Colorado Sun analysis of U.S. Census and Colorado school finance data found that today’s system transfers wealth not from the rich to the poor, or from urban areas to rural, but seemingly at random -- and often to the benefit of the state’s wealthiest communities