It would ease the tax burden and address needed zoning changes in combination, while respecting the sanctity of local control.
The state must step in to solve a housing crisis that city council members, town managers and mayors cannot.
Between the state and private prisons, the sheriff’s office, schools and a growing cannabis cultivation industry, there are plenty of workers who could make Crowley County their home. Except there aren’t enough places for them to live. And, as the supply of houses and apartments has declined in the rural county east of Pueblo, few […]
Congressional and state legislative redistricting may have grabbed the headlines this year, but Colorado’s powerful county commissions will also need to overhaul their districts after a decade of big population growth. County commissioners are required to reassess their districts after the once-a-decade U.S. census to make sure they are close to equal in population. Nearly […]
As a first-time candidate running for Arvada City Council, I can report that it’s an overwhelming journey because, as you are running, you are learning how to run for local office. Every day, you learn something new about the process. You hear more from your neighbors about what they care about and want from the […]
Jill Voyles knew the first year would not be easy. But it would be worth it for her and husband, Brendan McClarney, to move their three daughters to Crested Butte from St. Louis, Missouri. Then right after they arrived last spring, everything shut down. McClarney’s job as a construction project manager evaporated. So did Voyles’ […]
At a moment when state and local governments are already drowning in red ink, Colorado’s constitution is now projected to trigger the second-largest residential property tax cut in modern history. Under forecasts presented Tuesday, Colorado lawmakers could be asked to cut residential property taxes by nearly 18% in 2021 to comply with a tax-limiting constitutional […]