Chris Hansen

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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

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Colorado’s unemployment fund could run out of money next month. Here’s what that means for businesses.

Some businesses will see a 54-85% hike in insurance premiums as Colorado's jobless fund becomes insolvent

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Dark money group drops $500,000 to help put a paid family leave initiative on November ballot

The latest state-level campaign finance reports show Democratic candidates and super PACs lead GOP rivals in legislative contests

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Colorado scrutinizes oil and gas tax breaks as severance taxes drop and the state budget gets tight

A recent legislative analysis finds the Colorado oil and gas industry pays second lowest severance tax rate among nine Western states

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Electric-vehicle makers want to sell directly to Coloradans. Dealers say that’s a “solution in search of a problem.”

Senate Bill 167 would let all makers of EVs, including Ford, sell their electric SUVs directly to customers, bypassing dealerships

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Democrat Steven Woodrow replacing Chris Hansen in Colorado House

Woodrow says his priorities are education funding, the environment and addressing the state's strict limits on taxation

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Chris Hansen chosen to fill seat of Colorado Sen. Lois Court, who resigned because of illness

Hansen is the 21st lawmaker in the current 100-member Colorado General Assembly to have entered a post at the Capitol at some point through the vacancy committee process. His successor will now also be picked by a vacancy committee.

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Three budget numbers that will set the tone for the 2020 legislative session in Colorado

The December economic forecasts show slower growth and TABOR limits will restrain state spending in the next budget year