Proposition EE, Nicotine Tax Measure for Universal Preschool, Cruises to Victory

Chalkbeat Colorado | Ann Schimke

“First and foremost, our 4-year-olds, each one of them, regardless of their family’s wealth or circumstances will be able to start school prepared for success.”

Proposition EE, which aims to fund statewide universal pre-kindergarten through increased taxes on vaping and nicotine products, was passed by Colorado voters yesterday (68% for, 32% against). Chalkbeat Colorado’s Ann Schimke shares Governor Polis’ reaction to the measure’s success and looks at how the decision will roll out over the next couple of years.

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