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Memorial mill levy to be on Nov. ballot

City council agreed to put an initiative on the Nov. 1 ballot that would remove taxpayers’ liability for Memorial Health System. The council also agreed to hold a request for proposal process, seeking health care groups who want to lease the assets from the city. And, it agreed to allow Mayor Steve Bach and the… Continue Reading Memorial mill levy to be on Nov. ballot

Coloradans will get to weigh in on the health care overhaul this fall with a ballot measure that attempts to block the government from requiring people to have health insurance. The Colorado Secretary of State on Thursday announced that backers of the ballot initiative collected the required number of signatures for inclusion on this fall’s… Continue Reading Health overhaul question headed to Colo. ballot

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A coalition formed to fight three tax-limit initiatives on Colorado’s November ballot has raised more than $4 million. Coloradans for Responsible Reform plans to spend most of it on television ads that will run after Labor Day. The campaign manager is Rick Reiter, who led the campaign to pass Referendum C in 2005. The measures… Continue Reading Opponents of 60, 61, 101 raise more than $4 million

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The Falcon School District 49 will ask voters to approve a $125 million bond issue in November. The board of education voted yesterday to put the issue on the ballot to finance capital needs from overcrowding. The district reports that it is at 103 percent of capacity in nearly every school. Thirteen schools are higher… Continue Reading D-49 asks for bond issue to relieve overcrowding

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Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher is asking the federal government for a waiver of the requirement to mail ballots to military service members overseas 45 days before the November election, a move that means some ballots might not be counted. Spokesman Rich Coolidge said the ballots will still be mailed, but some soldiers in… Continue Reading Colorado wants waiver for mailing military ballots

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9,000 ballots undeliverable

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Nearly 9,000 of the 278,000 ballots for the Nov. 3 election have been returned to the El Paso County election office because they are undeliverable. While 9,000 returned ballots sounds like a lot, Election Specialist Emily Rome said that’s about the average percentage of ballots that are undeliverable each election. By law, the postal service… Continue Reading 9,000 ballots undeliverable

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The ballots for the November election have been mailed. During the next few weeks, city residents will decide the fate of two ballot issues which are the subject of much controversy. Issue 200, an initiated ordinance written, circulated and supported by Douglas Bruce, calls for Colorado Springs Utilities to phase out the “payments in lieu… Continue Reading 2 issues: 1 easy, 1 not so much

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I was flying home to the Springs, so I was in a good mood, but that didn’t last long. The woman who sat next to me yanked out a nail file and launched into a meth-induced flurry of filing that could have reduced the bars of a jail cell to cinders. Nail debris rose like… Continue Reading 2C or not 2C is the question

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November ballot order set

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El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Bob Balink released the ballot numbering and order for local ballot questions for the November election this morning. The list includes referred measure 2C, which asks Colorado Springs residents to approve an increase in the city property tax, and initiated ordinance 300, a Douglas Bruce-authored initiative, which would phase… Continue Reading November ballot order set

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Things are a little hectic at the City Clerk’s office these days. What was once an office of 10 people has been reduced to seven because of city budget reductions – and mail-in ballots for the city’s April 7 election are flowing in faster than Fountain Creek during spring runoff. “All of our elections are busy,… Continue Reading City Clerk’s office swamped with election work

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