Friday, March 18, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 3.18.2011

Sneaky Green Tax
Thanks to the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, Coloradans have the final say on taxes…unless Sen. Gail Schwartz and Rep. Brian DelGrosso get their way….. Read More

Bach leads in Colorado Springs straw poll
Steve Bach was the top vote-getter among mayoral candidates in a straw poll taken after last night’s forum at the Stargazers Theatre and Event Center. Buddy Gilmore came in second, and Brian Bahr was a close third….. Read More

Gardner pushes small-business savings account
Individuals or companies could make tax-deductible contributions of up to $150,000 to the savings accounts. Contributions would be capped at $10,000 above the distributions from the account for the year….. Read More

Michele Fry’s qualifications for City Council are ???
Denver City Council candidate Michele Fry was in the news this week for plagiarizing answers on a candidate questionnaire. With this in mind, an examination of Fry's campaign website offers up perhaps the greatest candidate bio ever ….. Read More

Gessler to investigate Saguache County election
Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler will conduct a review of the Saguache County election that includes a hand count of the ballots — if he can get his hands on them….. Read More

Bennet proposes examining public school testing… again
U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Lamar Alexander plan to introduce a bill to establish a national task force to examine regulations and testing governing public schools….. Read More

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