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 lawmakers made billions in cuts to finish the budget. Now Gov. Polis may need to make even more.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Gallagher led to $35 billion in residential property tax cuts. Now Colorado lawmakers want voters to repeal it.By Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Coronavirus may trigger the second-largest property tax cut in Colorado history, further crippling local budgetsBy Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The TABOR battle is reaching new levels. Critics are testing 18 ways to rewrite Colorado tax policy.By Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado schools will get more money thanks to new estimates. And homeowners can expect to pay more.By Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
What you need to know about TABOR, Gallagher, Amendment 23 and the hidden forces that constrain spending in Colorado
Colorado’s constitution puts unique limits and mandates on taxation and public spending, leading to wide-ranging effects on public services
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
There are at least five options for lawmakers to consider as they attempt to untangle the TABOR-Gallagher knot
Across Colorado, taxpayers granted Gallagher tax relief to a record number of fire protection districts
“I think this shows that things are not functioning as they were intended,” Pueblo state Rep. Daneya Esgar, a Democrats, says
Hefty ballots landed in mountain-town mailboxes last week with community leaders asking for an array of property and sales tax increases to support fire districts, affordable housing, airline programs and community mental health
As TABOR, Gallagher and Amendment 23 clash, lawmakers float a major change to tax status for properties used for AirBnb, VRBO to fund schools
Committee convened to solve the financial crisis caused by conflicting tax rules thinks Airbnb, VRBO rooms should be taxed at the commercial property tax rate.