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Eagle County Schools officials support Amendment 73, which would increase taxes on Colorado’s highest earners

August 29, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — New Eagle County Schools Superintendent Dr. Carlos Ramirez was shopping at Costco in Gypsum the other night when he ran into a group of teachers getting ready for the school year, which kicks off next week. "They were shopping for their classroom

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Political candidates express their stances on storage, infrastructure and projects at Colorado Water Congress

August 26, 2018 — Editor's note: Aspen Journalism is covering the Colorado River basin in collaboration with the Vail Daily. Find more at http://www.aspenjournalism.org. VAIL — During election years in Colorado, it's routine for candidates for statewide office to address the summer convention of the politically powerful Colorado Water

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George Brauchler sees Colorado attorney general as a ‘protector, a defender and a guardian’ of citizens’ rights and safety

August 22, 2018 — Editor's note: The Vail Daily will introduce readers to candidates for statewide political office as they campaign in the region. In this edition is Republican George Brauchler, running for Colorado attorney general. A profile of Democratic candidate Phil Weiser can be found at http://www.vaildaily.com. VAIL

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Colorado attorney general hopefuls Brauchler, Weiser take aim at gun laws

August 7, 2018 — Both candidates for Colorado attorney general in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, general election say they support a renewed effort to pass a so-called "red-flag" mental health and gun laws backed by Vail Valley law enforcement and elected officials last spring but ultimately killed by the

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Polis, Stapleton talk public lands protection during Outdoor Retailer show

July 23, 2018 — Ahead of this week's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver, Colorado gubernatorial candidates Walker Stapleton and Jared Polis revealed their divergent — and sometimes similar — views on the management of federally owned public lands in Colorado. Stapleton, a Republican and the current state treasurer,

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Attorney General candidate Phil Weiser vows to fight for Colorado’s rights during Vail Valley campaign swing

July 17, 2018 — Editor's note: The Vail Daily will introduce readers to candidates for statewide political office as they campaign in the region. Today is Democrat Phil Weiser, running for Colorado attorney general. AVON — Phil Weiser spent five years as dean of the University of Colorado law

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Local schools would get $11.6 million more if Initiative 93 passes, raising taxes on those making more than $150K

July 4, 2018 — EAGLE — A statewide initiative would pour $11.6 million into Eagle County's education coffers, if it makes the ballot and passes. Initiative 93 would create a graduated income tax that would generate $1.6 billion statewide for education across Colorado. Eagle County Schools' share would be

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Can Diane Mitsch Bush catch a women’s wave with Emily’s List nod?

July 1, 2018 — EMILY's List, which bills itself as "the nation's largest resource for women in politics," is betting on former Eagle County state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush to do something that's never been done in the 103-year history of Colorado's 3rd Congressional District: be the first woman

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And so it begins again: Election season, partisan sniping begins in earnest as primaries pass

June 27, 2018 — VAIL — Vail native Mike Johnston will not be Colorado's next governor, but said he is proud that he helped point us back toward the light. Johnston was the first candidate in the Colorado governor's race, shortly after the 2016 presidential campaign and its contentious

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Polis to square off against Stapleton for Colorado governor; Johnston leads Eagle County

June 26, 2018 — After record amounts of campaign spending and months of the airwaves being flooded by ads — some of them a bit nasty — all of the drama was over rather quickly Tuesday, June 26, in the Colorado primary election to replace term-limited Democratic Gov. John

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