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Governor has plan to raise marijuana taxes for school funding

DENVER — Governor John Hickenlooper has announced a plan to increase pot taxes as a way of funding schools.

The Governor’s plan would increase the special marijuana use tax from 10 percent to 12 percent. 248 more words

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Lawmakers Wary Of Request To Raise Colorado Pot Sales Tax

DENVER (AP) — Some Colorado lawmakers are skeptical of a request by the governor to raise pot sales taxes to help raise money for public schools. 112 more words

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Johnston Kicks Off Campaign With Pledge Of Debt-Free College

DENVER (AP/CBS4) — Former State Sen. Mike Johnston is kicking off his quest for the Democratic party’s gubernatorial nomination by promising to provide two years of debt-free college to Coloradans who volunteer for the state. 191 more words

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Colorado, Two-Thirds Of States Face Budget Challenges

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Alabama is not expecting a budget shortfall at the moment, but there is more uncertainty surrounding the next fiscal year in a state that regularly lurches from one budget crisis to another. 3,320 more words

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Colorado Democratic Primary Starts Early With Johnston Entry

DENVER (AP) – The Democratic primary for the 2018 Colorado governor’s race is off to an early start.

Former state Sen. Mike Johnston will announce he’s running for governor on Tuesday. 128 more words

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Several Thousand Celebrate King With 'Marade' In Denver

DENVER (AP) — Several thousand people walked through snowy Denver to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in the city’s 31st annual “Marade.” 239 more words

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Hickenlooper Reaffirms Commitment To Health Care Exchange In State Of State Address

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper presented his annual State of the State address to yet another split Legislature on Wednesday and said that Colorado has a lot to be proud of as well as a lot of work to do. 715 more words

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