Articles By Brian Eason

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Environmentalists are demanding aggressive action on climate change. How far will Colorado Democrats go?

The political right in Colorado says the defeat of 2,500-foot setback measure signals the state is OK with the status quo for oil and gas

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New economic projections show smaller property tax cut. Colorado has oil and gas to thank (or blame).

The December economic forecasts also show a surplus that gives lawmakers more money to spend, but requires taxpayer refunds, too

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Ranked-choice voting could come to Colorado cities in 2019. Is the statewide ballot next?

DaVita CEO Kent Thiry, who helped lead recent successful ballot measures, is considering whether to back the "instant runoff" election system

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Hickenlooper’s Hail Mary on the Gallagher Amendment falls short. So what now?

There are at least five options for lawmakers to consider as they attempt to untangle the TABOR-Gallagher knot

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Colorado’s messy sales tax system could get more complicated as the state tries to tap into online revenue

In South Dakota v. Wayfair, Supreme Court ruled online taxes can't be "burdensome" for interstate sales, but Colorado's complex system will put the ruling to the test

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The new Democratic majority in Colorado needs money for their ambitious agenda. Here’s where they could find it.

Colorado voters rejected tax increases but voted into office a slate of Democratic candidates promising big, and expensive, policies

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The millionaires who want to be governor of Colorado: Here’s what we know about their finances. And what we don’t.

Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton adopted Donald Trump's stance by not releasing their taxes amid questions about their personal wealth

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Unite America wants to upend the two-party system in Colorado. Their strategy doesn’t look like it will work.

A Colorado Sun analysis shows the effort to elect independents in Colorado is struggling, and even if successful, wouldn’t shift the power dynamic much

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Colorado Propositions 109 and 110 are all about how to pay for roads. They’re also about everything else.

The two options in front of voters can't even agree what the future of Colorado's transportation looks like, let alone how to fund it