New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates top the donor list to proponents of Amendment 66, the school finance measure that includes a $950 million tax hike.
Bloomberg Philanthropies added $1.05 million to the effort, and the Gateses contributed
$1 million, pushing the Yes on 66 fundraising total past
Those two contributions accounted for the vast majority of the $2.54 million raised in the last two-week reporting period for Colorado Commits to Kids, the issue committee behind the measure.
Bloomberg’s involvement in Colorado issues already has proved a political lightning rod.
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