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Colo. Voters Reject Economic Measures

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Colo. Voters Reject Economic Measures

Colo. Voters Reject Economic Measures

Colo. Voters Reject Economic Measures

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Voters weighed in on a number of economic issues Tuesday. In Colorado, voters rejected a trio of measures that would have cut taxes and limited government borrowing. Both political parties in the state opposed the initiatives. The voters in Colorado also rejected a state amendment that would have challenged the new federal health care law. But voters in Arizona and Oklahoma supported similar measures against the health care bill.

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MONTAGNE: Voters weighed in on a number of economic issues yesterday. In Colorado, voters rejected a trio of measures that would have cut taxes and limited government borrowing. Both political parties in the state opposed the initiatives. The voters in Colorado also rejected a state amendment that would have challenged the new federal health care law. But voters in Arizona and Oklahoma supported similar measures against the health care bill.

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