State Vote

6 of 11 Colorado counties vote ‘No’ on 51st state

GREELEY | Eleven rural Colorado counties delivered a divided vote on an effort to form a 51st state called North Colorado. Six counties voted against the idea — including Weld County, whose commissioners spearheaded the effort. They cited popular frustration …

Colorado's mixed tax votes leave future unclear

Colorado’s mixed tax votes leave future unclear

The results suggest the state is in play for both political parties preparing for bigger races next year

Colorado approves tax on pot for schools, regulation

Colorado approves tax on pot for schools, regulation

"They won. The people have spoken," said Robert Corry, a prominent marijuana attorney who opposed the taxes. "What I'd like to see is everyone coming together and trying to make this recreational-marijuana market work."

Colorado rejects major schools funding change

Colorado rejects major schools funding change

"No one should be celebrating the fact that we're not funding schools," said Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton, who opposed Amendment 66. "This is an opportunity to go back to the drawing board."

Colorado mulls major schools funding change

mendment 66 would raise state income taxes from 4.63 percent to 5 percent for taxable income up to $75,000 a year. Income above $75,000 would be taxed at 5.9 percent

Local, not US, issues at play in Tuesday voting

Local, not US, issues at play in Tuesday voting

Colorado: Colorado voters will decide whether to tax marijuana at 25 percent and apply the proceeds to regulating the newly legalized drug and building schools

Confusion reigns on Colorado school tax question

Confusion reigns on Colorado school tax question

The proposal would raise income taxes an estimated $950 million a year. It would also revive a progressive income tax structure Colorado abandoned in the 1980s

Colorado voters deciding how to tax pot

Colorado voters deciding how to tax pot

"Our alcohol system is regulated just fine with the taxes they have, so we don't see any need for this huge grab for cash from marijuana," said Miguel Lopez, volunteer coordinator for the small opposition campaign to Colorado's pot tax measure

Colorado school tax campaign attracts wealthy donors

DENVER  | A ballot question seeking to raise Colorado residents’ income taxes to benefit public schools has deep-pocketed support. On Monday, the campaign in favor of the measure reported donations of $1 million or more from New York Mayor Michael …

Pot tax opponents in Colorado report free weed

DENVER | An organization that gave away free marijuana cigarettes as a way to protest possible taxes in Colorado has filed an unusual campaign finance report, after a watchdog group said the pot qualified as a campaign contribution. The group …