constitutional ammendment http://hppr.org en Explaining Colorado's Amendment 66 http://hppr.org/post/explaining-colorados-amendment-66 <p>Next week, Colorado voters go to the polls to vote on a state constitutional amendment to increase income taxes and fundamentally change how money goes to public schools.</p><p>Amendment 66 proposes to change Colorado from a flat-tax state and replace the structure with a progressive or graduated two-tier income tax system. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:01:01 +0000 Adam Vos 23642 at http://hppr.org Explaining Colorado's Amendment 66 States ponder the "right to farm" http://hppr.org/post/states-ponder-right-farm <p></p><p>Some farmers are feeling a bit defensive – or put-upon -- these days. Take the recent experiences of Bob Young, for instance.&nbsp; The 69 year old raises 36-hundred hogs on the land where he grew up near Rochester in central Illinois. &nbsp;When he was getting ready to build a hog confinement facility seven years ago some area residents, concerned about the potential smell of the place, filed suit. &nbsp;A court order stopped construction for 18 months.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Quentin Hope 16945 at http://hppr.org States ponder the "right to farm"