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3 ballot questions could impact Jeffco Schools

Three key 2020 Colorado ballot measures are poised to have the biggest impact on funding for schools. A Jeffco PEN interview with non-profit lobbyist Ed Bowditch provides a rundown of how Proposition EE, Proposition 116 and Amendment B would impact K-12 funding across Colorado and especially for Jeffco Schools. 2020 ballot questions Proposition EE Proposition…

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Amendment 73

Initiative 93 approved for November ballot as Amendment 73

Amendment 73, an initiative that could add an additional $1.6 billion annually for Colorado schools, will officially be on the ballot this November according to the Colorado Secretary of State. Supporters turned in nearly 180,000 signatures in July and 130,000 were certified in compliance with the new Amendment 71 rules. Previously known as Initiative 93 while…

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Amendment 73

What is Initiative 93: Great Schools, Thriving Communities?

Initiative 93, known as Great Schools, Thriving Communities, is a citizen-led ballot measure to increase school funding for 900,000 Colorado students. Supporters are currently gathering the signatures required to put Initiative 93 on the November ballot. How would Initiative 93 affect taxes? If approved by voters in November, Initiative 93 would tax income of $150,000 and…

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