A proposed ballot initiative for 2023 would impose a fee on all real estate deals to fund affordable housing
Colorado voters approve ballot measure setting aside nearly $300 million each year for affordable housing
Proposition 123 will set aside up to 0.1% of taxable income each year for affordable housing. That’s estimated to be $145 million in the current fiscal year — which ends June 30, 2023 — and $290 million in 2023-24 and subsequent fiscal years.
Jim Morrissey: Was voting to legalize cannabis just the beginning in Colorado?
Jim Morrissey wonders whether Colorado voters are becoming addicted to ballot measures legalizing once-forbidden substances — all for a good cause?
Amendment E: Colorado’s homestead property tax exemption for Gold Star spouses passes
Under Amendment E, around 490 Gold Star spouses who do not otherwise qualify for the exemption will now be eligible for the property tax break
Amendment F: Measure to update provisions for charitable bingo and raffles fails
The measure would have amended the Colorado Constitution and given the legislature more control in the future
Voters approve Prop. FF, clearing way for new school meals program funded by cutting tax breaks for the wealthy
The new program will give all Colorado public school students access to free breakfasts and lunches, regardless of household income
Colorado voters poised to cut the state’s income tax rate for the second time in two years
Proposition 121 slashes the rate to 4.4% from 4.55% starting in tax year 2022. Another income tax measure, Proposition GG, passed Tuesday as well.
Amendment D: Colorado governor gains right to reassign judges to newly created judicial district
The constitutional amendment allows the governor to move judges from the 18th Judicial District into the 23rd Judicial District
Amendment F: Should Colorado update a law written in 1958 governing charitable bingo and raffles?
The measure would amend the Colorado constitution and give the legislature more control in the future
Colorado voters will decide whether to allow wine sales in grocery stores as booze battle heads to November ballot
Colorado voters will have a chance in November to weigh in on the state’s long-running alcohol-policy war. The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office announced Friday that three ballot measures that would change booze policy in the state — including one that would let grocery stores sell wine — have qualified for the November ballot after […]