Fix North I-25/Fix Colorado Roads has been pushing for a new bonding program to fund key transportation projects for three years. Now other groups have joined the chorus, but there is no consensus on the most realistic transportation funding solution. While more transportation advocacy is good, multiple groups with multiple messages creates confusion, reducing the… Continue reading Colorado: Transportation Advocacy Becoming (too) Popular?
The Colorado Contractors Association (CCA) announced it will not campaign for a transportation sales tax on the November ballot. Previously CCA had pulled multiple ballot titles but had not come to a final decision to move forward, CCA’s Executive Director, Tony Milo wrote, “our investors have made the difficult but smart decision to hold off… Continue reading Colorado: Contractors Nix Transportation Ballot Question
MPACT64, the collaborative effort of the (Denver) Metro Mayors Caucus, Progressive 15, Action 22, and Club 20 will not push a .7 percent statewide sales tax question for the 2014 ballot. Early polling indicates there less support for the measure than there was for Amendment 66, the education measure that failed miserably at the polls… Continue reading Polling Dooms Transportation Sales Tax