An old proverb says, “There are two sides to every coin,” and another says, “Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot.”
The following may shed light for voters as they prepare to vote their mail-in ballots or go to the poll this Election Day, November 2, 2010.
- Constitutional Amendment 60 reforms the property tax system.
- Constitutional Amendment 61 limits government borrowing
- Statutory Proposition 101 reduces vehicle, income and phone taxes and fees.
Each proposal will receive a separate vote.
Opponents to the Constitutional Amendments 60, 61 and 101 claim Colorado will lose teaching jobs. They claim schools will lose revenue.
According to an Aurora Sentinel letter by Rob McNealy, State aid is required to replace 100 percent of property tax and car ownership tax now going to schools.
For a better picture for a “yes” vote, see here.
For more information on a “no vote, see here.