Denver Post: Denver schools may ask for $500 million property tax increase
A committee of business and civic leaders has recommended that Denver Public Schools ask voters for more than $500 million to help offset revenue lost to state budget cuts, and to pay for school renovations and programs to help students in the classroom.
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The Colorado Supreme Court affirmed a state board's earlier decision to allow a ballot initiative on lender foreclosure rights to move toward November's election. Initiative 84 seeks to require that lenders file adequate proof of their right to foreclose on a property.
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Denver Post: Colorado could be facing a new wave of foreclosures
Despite reports of a thawing housing market, yet another wave of foreclosures appears to be looming, real estate records filed in multiple metro-Denver counties indicate.
Pueblo Chieftain: Epic clash nearing over tax boosts, spending cuts
A budget showdown for the ages could begin after this year's election and stretch well into 2013 - despite the threat that an impending half-trillion-dollar avalanche of tax increases and spending cuts might rekindle a national recession.
Washington Post: Middle class would face higher taxes under Republican plan, analysis finds
The tax reform plan that House Republicans have advanced would sharply cut taxes for the wealthiest Americans and could leave middle-class households facing much larger tax bills, according to a new analysis set to be released Wednesday.