Buchanan, WadeJones, RichMcGregor, HeatherWaterous, FrankZeller, Laurie H.
Articles: Wade Buchanan on Colorado???s 2006 election results, Colorado gives low-wage workers a raise, Minimum wage measures pass in five other states, Colorado voters see through 65 Percent gimmick, Voters turn down Petition Rights Amendment, Colorado scraps attempt at judicial term limits, Ref. I and Amendment 43 results show challenges ahead, TABOR rejected in Maine, Nebraska and Oregon, Bell promotes Vote Early Denver campaign
Articles: Implementing Colorado???s new immigration laws tricky for Western Slope officials, Bell Action Network hosts online Voter???s Guide to the 2006 ballot, Self-affirming writing exercise may help close student achievement gap, Report identifies 10 reasons ???Why Small Works in Public Schools,??? National report finds persistent racial gaps in educational attainment, Colorado flunks higher education affordability. . .
Jones, RichMcGregor, HeatherWaterous, FrankZeller, Laurie H.
Articles: Amendment 42: It's only fair to raise Colorado's minimum wage, Six states join the push for a higher minimum wage, Bell Policy Center positions on the 14 state ballot questions, Resources for voters: the Bell Voter's Guide to the 2006 ballot and links to other publications and web sites, Policy Notebook: Petition Rights Amendment exposes local governments to extremists, Amendment 39 and Referendum J impose spending mandates on schools, No evidence of improved student achievement
The General Assembly floor debates and hearings should be broadcast on television, and the programming should be repeated in evenings and on weekends. The state should also broadcast important state agency and board meetings and regulatory hearings. Colorado should join the 28 states that already provide such public access.
Baker, RobinBuchanan, WadeJones, RichMiller, AdrianWaterous, FrankZeller, Laurie H.
Colorado is a land of opportunity for many of us ??? a place where those who are willing to work hard and play fair can realize the American Dream. Our task is to extend this promise into the 21st Century.