The Colorado Senate GOP caucus tried to use a parliamentary objection to extend the session until at least Tuesday. Senate President Steve Fenberg blocked the maneuver in a dramatic turn, but the session will still last at least one more day because of the dust-up.
Denver District Court Judge Sarah B. Wallace found, however, that Trump “incited an insurrection”
The big differences between Proposition HH and the Democrats’ special session property tax plan is that it wouldn’t affect TABOR refunds dollars and it would offer no new relief for commercial properties
Denver District Court Judge Sarah B. Wallace is expected to issue her ruling in the Colorado lawsuit before the end of this week
That weak foundation was reflected in how voters rejected Proposition HH, a 10-year property tax relief and state spending overhaul, by an 18 percentage-point margin last week
The law, passed by the Democratic majority in the Colorado legislature this year, was challenged by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, a hard-line gun rights group in the state
If the legislature doesn’t act before early December, a jump in home values will lead to large increases in Colorado property tax bills. But there’s no clear consensus on how to provide relief.
Coloradans’ property taxes will rise by an average of 40% without legislative or local government intervention. People who make less than $99,000 will get smaller taxpayer refunds than they would have had Proposition HH passed
Proposition II, which was approved by a wide margin Tuesday, lets the state keep and spend all the revenue collected through Colorado’s increased tobacco and nicotine taxes
The ballot measure’s failure was a setback for Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, who insisted the complex proposal to cut property tax rates while increasing state funding for K-12 was the best way to alleviate housing costs next year.