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Republicans Offer More Bills To Give Tax Credits For Private Tuition

The first bill also would allow a tax credit for parents who home school their children. The second bill would give school districts a $1,000 payment for every student they lose to private schools.

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HB10-1155: Panel in No Rush to Enact Rep. Lambert’s Gold Idea

It’s easy to see the gold on the outside of the Colorado Capitol, but if one lawmaker had his way, the state would be hoarding millions of dollars of bling inside the building.

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Say Cheese: Ritter’s Ad/Photo/Video Work Cost Taxpayers $200K

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter does not have a staff photographer – but he has billed taxpayers more than $200,000 to hire outside contractors and pay for photographs, videos and TV ads promoting his accomplishments since June 2008.

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Quest For Colorado’s Senate: Dems Have Strong Upper Hand

Colorado Democrats need to win only eight of 19 open seats in 2010 to retain control of the state Senate, a State Bill Colorado analysis shows.

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L.A. Times Weighs In On CSU Gun Ban Policy Change

After a gun-wielding student killed 32 at Virginia Tech, faculty at Colorado State University in Fort Collins found, to their alarm, that theirs was one of the few public schools in the country with no policy banning firearms.

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Car Fees Pose a Conflict for State GOP

A strident GOP pledge to kill the fees, which are slated to pour $250 million a year into the maintenance of Colorado’s crumbling roads and bridges, would have riled the amalgam of transportation and business interests that backed FASTER.

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AP: State Lobbyists Again To Be Scrutinized In Colorado

Colorado lawmakers and Gov. Bill Ritter are taking another look at the long-standing practice of hiring lobbyists to push legislation through the statehouse, the Associated Press reports.

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