Editorial: Supporters should work to get tax hike for roads on November ballot

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email PrintSome Republican lawmakers in the state Legislature are asleep at the wheel, so it’s now up to voters to get in the driver’s seat. A state Senate panel killed a measure April 25 that would have placed a $3.5 billion transportation-funding measure on the November ballot. House Bill 1242 would have asked voters to approve a 0.5 percentage-point increase in Colorado’s sales tax, from 2.9 percent to 3.4 percent for…