Articles By Brian Eason
Now that Colorado lawmakers have put Gallagher repeal on the ballot, will they actually be able to pass it?
Already trouble signs are emerging signaling that would-be allies lack the enthusiasm needed to sell the 2020 electorate on a difficult ballot question
Colorado’s state pension system in 2019 had one its best years in decades, then the recession hit.
The market for bond-like debt has shrugged off the pandemic crisis, allowing the Colorado transportation agency to avoid draconian budget cuts
Gallagher led to $35 billion in residential property tax cuts. Now Colorado lawmakers want voters to repeal it.
A measure at the Capitol to put the question on the 2020 ballot appears fast-tracked for passage with bipartisan support
The Joint Budget Committee eliminated a $225 million payment from the state to the pension in the next fiscal year
Coronavirus may trigger the second-largest property tax cut in Colorado history, further crippling local budgets
The reductions under Colorado’s Gallagher Amendment would slash total school district revenue by an estimated $491 million. Fire districts would also be hard hit.
Against uncertain backdrop, the tax overhaul backed by Colorado’s governor and state lawmakers limps ahead
Gov. Jared Polis announced a task force in January to study the state’s tax breaks, building on the General Assembly’s efforts, but it may stall
A recent legislative analysis finds the Colorado oil and gas industry pays second lowest severance tax rate among nine Western states
A Colorado Sun survey shows all but two candidates support federal marijuana legalization, while others lack clear plans on Western issues