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Colorado bill would put more marijuana tax money toward school repairs, construction


Colorado schools submitted more than 50 requests worth more than $800 million this year seeking a share of state funds to pay for new roofs, heating and cooling systems, asbestos abatement, safety upgrades, and — for a lucky few — new school buildings.

They were eyeing the state’s Building Excellent Schools Today or BEST program for cash-strapped districts. That program would be able to grant a few more of those requests under a bill making its way through the Colorado legislature.


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