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Colorado Rising Action Leads the Charge Against Massive Tax Hike

Colorado Rising Action is leading the charge against Amendment 73 and its $1.6 billion tax increase with statewide digital and grassroots campaign.

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Michael Fields on Fox 31

“[Amendment 73] is going to have an impact on our economy and people should know about it” … “The money is there to put towards education and their just not doing it”

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VIDEO: The Left needs a new “Environmental Champion”

At a candidate forum held by Indivisible Colorado over the weekend, Congressman and gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis was asked how he justifies his back and forth on oil and natural gas setbacks over the years…

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Weiser’s Tracker Tantrum & Public Shaming

The public pressure of two national stories, a negative editorial, and a lot of attention on twitter, finally pushed Phil Weiser to do the right thing and apologize for bullying and body shaming a young staffer hired to track his campaign for Attorney General…

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Colorado Rising Action OPED: Amendment 73’s massive tax hike is not the right answer for education funding

As a former elementary school teacher, I believe that teachers should get paid more. And as a father of three, I want my kid’s teachers to be fairly compensated for the important work that they do…

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Hickenlooper Raises Concerns About Amendment 73

Like we’ve been saying, Amendment 73 is a massive tax increase that will drive people away from Colorado.

The problems with Amendment 73 were laid out in a piece by Michael Fields in The Gazette over the weekend.

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Michael Fields Joins the Rush to Reason Show

“Statewide tax increases that will hurt businesses and send people out of the state just isn’t the answer”

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Guest Oped – Fields: Overreach Is An Understatement

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April 4, 2019

Public Option Failure To Launch

A bill aimed at testing a public option health insurance plan in Colorado has hit a significant roadblock…reality. One of the bill sponsors, Sen. Donovan…

April 10, 2019

AUDIO: TABOR Refund $$ Not Guaranteed To Benefit Transportation, Education

If Democrat Speaker of the House KC Becker and her supporters get their way, taxpayer refunds under the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights will permanently be…

March 4, 2019

Not Colorado’s Hickenlooper

Here’s a statement from Michael Fields on John Hickenlooper’s announcement to seek the Democratic nomination for President: “The Hickenlooper that the rest of the country…