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Hats in ring, gubernatorial candidates debate

Hats in ring, gubernatorial candidates debate

Seven gubernatorial candidates made a play to stand out on Nov. 12 at St. Cajetan’s event center. A mix of businessmen, former politicians and civil servants debated Colorado politics during the three hour debate. The debate was hosted by a coalition of 13 different non profit and activist groups such as Together We Will Colorado […]

Tax Payer Bill Of Rights (TABOR) at center of heated debate

Tax Payer Bill Of Rights (TABOR) at center of heated debate

Kristi Hargrove voted for Donald Trump in the last election. From Crested Butte, which she calls a liberal town, she identifies as a proud Republican. “My daughter came home from school, she was in middle school, complaining about how cold she was at school,” Hargrove said. It was around 2003. “I said to her, well […]

Proposed state budget could increase tuition

Proposed state budget could increase tuition

Students may be footing the bill for a $76 million shortfall in the state’s higher education fund. The $76 million figure is comprised of a $20 million budget cut to the higher education fund as well as an estimated $56 million rise in higher education operating costs across the state. “The state is abandoning families […]

State senator pushes tax increase to fund higher education

It is no secret Colorado’s higher education system is running out of money. While colleges around the state raise tuition and cut programs to keep their doors open, State Sen. Rollie Heath (D) wants to take the problem directly to the people of Colorado. Heath has been traveling the state in support of Initiative 25, […]