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PHEF Seeking Executive Director

The Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for the Executive Director's position. If you or anyone you know is interested please email your resume to phef@phef.net. The full job description is posted at indeed.com. The following is a direct link to the posting: https://www.indeedjobs.com/pueblo-hispanic-education-foundation/_hl/en_US?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLuV7xMD8uRK8XbzyK48aFv4

Cannabis tax could lead to more scholarships for Pueblo students

Come November 6th, voters in Pueblo County will see a ballot question asking to raise the sales tax of recreational cannabis. 1/3 of those funds raised would towards supporting a scholarship program for students within the county.

It's called Ballot Initiative 1A, and one of it's goals is increase funding for the Pueblo Scholarship Program.


Pueblo County asks voters to change cannabis tax collections

When voters in Pueblo County open their ballots this week, they will find only one countywide issue to vote on this election cycle. Question 1A asks for a change in the way the County collects taxes on retail cannabis, and the outcome could have a big impact on how the community funds a popular scholarship program.