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Colorado State Measures: Proposition 112 vs. Amendment 74

Colorado State Measures: Proposition 112 vs. Amendment 74

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Normally, statewide ballot issues are not of substantially [...]

Boulder County Issue 1A: Alternative Sentencing Facility

Boulder County Issue 1A: Alternative Sentencing Facility

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Overcrowding at the Boulder County Jail has long been [...]

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2I: Planning Department Budget Recommendation

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2I: Planning Department Budget Recommendation

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Question 2I would amend City Charter section 78, to [...]

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2H: Advisory Commissions

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2H: Advisory Commissions

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Question 2H would amend Section 130 of the City Charter [...]

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2G: Electronic and Online Petitions

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2G: Electronic and Online Petitions

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Question 2G would amend three sections of the City [...]

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2F: Initiative Petition Signature Verification

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2F: Initiative Petition Signature Verification

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Question 2F addresses petition signatures and the [...]

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2E: Initiative, Referendum, and Recall Process

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2E: Initiative, Referendum, and Recall Process

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Briefly, Question 2E amends a number of City Charter [...]

City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2D: Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Revenue

City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2D: Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Revenue

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Issue 2D is only necessary because of Article X, [...]

City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2C: Oil and Gas Pollution Tax

City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2C: Oil and Gas Pollution Tax

Note: This article is the first in a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Issue 2C, if passed, would target [...]

Rip Van Winkle returns to Boulder: Musings on 2017

Rip Van Winkle returns to Boulder: Musings on 2017

Reprinted with permission. Originally posted at the author's blog. “If you don’t know your past, you don’t know your future” — Ziggy Marley After about a decade of working on political issues and campaigns at the state and [...]

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