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A measure to raise the state’s tobacco taxes by more than three times the current rate qualified for the November ballot on Monday. That effort, pushed by about 50 different groups, is expected to raise about $315 million in its first year, money that...
 
The common narrative in the national dialogue about why the cost of a college education is high often points to a single culprit - administrative bloat. The story goes that an overabundance of high-priced administrators has driven tuition costs through...
 
WASHINGTON — A legal effort to dismantle Colorado’s controversial TABOR tax law was dealt a major setback Friday when a federal appeals court ruled that some of its biggest opponents did not have standing to move forward with a court challenge. The...
 
From the oilfield to academia, Bruce Benson brings a lifetime of experience to the president's office at the University of Colorado. University of Colorado President Bruce Benson adresses every graduating class, giving them the same advice. His...
 
Over the past couple of weeks, the University of Colorado’s four campuses have been sending our latest graduates into the world. Commencement is the best time of year at our university. I have attended more than 60 ceremonies since becoming president and...
 
The University of Colorado is conducting its first-ever, system-wide survey of alumni to see how they fared after finishing their studies at one of CU's four campuses. The web-based survey went out this month to 268,531 university alumni....
 
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation Friday during a ceremony at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to allocate $7.93 million to renovate the former TRW manufacturing plant owned by the school into the home of the National Cyber...
 
Colorado has perilous problems keeping up with deteriorating roads, unbuilt roads, operating public schools and colleges and keeping the state safe. The problem right now isn’t that the state is critically short of money. Colorado has the cash, but a...
 
I was disappointed to learn that the bill to make the hospital provider fee an enterprise was killed last week on a 3-2 vote along party lines. The change the bill was supporting seemed to offer tremendous benefits to the state, mainly in the form of...
 
Re: “Colorado lawmakers finish session with little progress on top issues,” May 11 news story. I was disappointed to learn that politics trumped doing something good for the state when the bill to make the hospital provider fee an enterprise was killed...

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