Category Archives: 2011 Proposition 103

Crunch time …

Only 12 days (2 weekends) until ballots are mailed on October 11 — it’s crunch time!  You can make a big difference toward passing Prop 103  from the comfort of your home. Please take 20 minutes to print, sign, and … Continue reading

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Local Impact of Education Cuts

How have the ongoing state cuts to education affected St. Vrain?  Have you seen an impact?  Probably not (yet) – and here’s why.  The school district has been aggressively pursuing new revenues through grants and improved services; drastically reducing administrative and … Continue reading

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Get to Know Proposition 103

What is the biggest challenge facing the SVVSD today?  Our state’s budget crisis.  Last year every school in our district had to cut their budget by 25%.  Over the past 3 years our state legislature has cut $700M from public … Continue reading

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It is official – Initiative 25 will be on the Nov 1 ballot

The Secretary of State announced yesterday that the Bright Colorado Initiative has officially gathered enough signatures to qualify for the November 1st ballot.  It will appear on the ballot as Proposition 103. Special thanks to over 100 volunteers from Grassroots … Continue reading

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A Major Milestone

Today a major milestone was reached. The 6,000 signatures gathered by Grassroots St Vrain were combined with 136,000 others gathered from across Colorado and delivered to the Secretary of State.  At a press conference today, Senator Rollie Heath commented on … Continue reading

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Grassroots St Vrain wants to see measure on the ballot

From the Longmont Times Call LONGMONT — Colo. Sen. Rollie Heath wants to raise the state’s sales and income taxes for five years to increase public education funding. Since Colorado voters must approve that idea, a local group of parent … Continue reading

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First round of signatures from Grassroots St Vrain delivered today

Thank you Grassroots St Vrain Volunteers!  We are continuing to collect signatures.  Contact grassroots@gostvrain.org if you would like to help.

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We are making a difference… please join us

Thanks to the efforts of over 100 Grassroots St Vrain volunteers, 4,000 signatures have been returned in support of placing Bright Colorado (Citizen’s Initiative 25) on the November ballot. We have made a lot of progress in just three short … Continue reading

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School is almost out – please act today!

We need your help today to give Colorado a chance to vote in November on education funding in our state. We are at a crisis point and you can help. There are only four days of school left so please … Continue reading

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Help Stop Cuts to Education Funding Today!

We have made a difference in the quality of education in our district by working together as a community and it is time to do it again. We need your help to put a citizen’s sponsored initiative on the ballot … Continue reading

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