Coronavirus may trigger the second-largest property tax cut in Colorado history, further crippling local budgets
The reductions under Colorado’s Gallagher Amendment would slash total school district revenue by an estimated $491 million. Fire districts would also be hard hit.
For the first time, TABOR triggers an income tax rate cut. Here’s how much you can save on 2019 taxes.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
With Proposition CC’s failure, Colorado Democrats face a budget crunch in 2020. Here are their 4 options to address it.By Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The next fiscal fight in Colorado starts now: A bid to repeal TABOR and one to raise taxes on top earnersBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Proposition CC campaign is door-to-door combat as both sides turnout supporters ahead of 2019 election
The 2019 ballot question in Colorado is complicated and heavy with political implications for Democrats and Republicans alike
It’s Election Day in Colorado! Here’s what you need to know about casting your ballot and what’s on it
Voters will make decisions in November about two questions involving taxes that the Democratic-led state legislature put on the ballot
The debate for Prop. CC involves whether to keep TABOR refunds, or send the tax dollars to three key areas: education, colleges and transportation.
The political stakes for Proposition CC are huge. It’s a test case for a major fiscal overhaul in Colorado.
The supporters of the ballot question to end TABOR's limits on tax collections signaled that the measure is just the first step toward untying the state's fiscal knot
Now we know how much money is at stake on the 2019 ballot with Proposition CC and TABOR refunds in Colorado
New economic forecasts show the state may refund as much as $1.7 billion to taxpayers in the next three fiscal years -- but not all will benefit the same
TABOR faces a reckoning with Prop. CC. Here’s what you should know about its impact on state spending
One reason why the TABOR cap is so contentious is because the state took on a larger role in supporting education and health care
Is Colorado’s 2019 ballot question about TABOR spending caps really a tax hike? The answer is sort of.
The question at the heart of the political debate for November's ballot leads to two correct and seemingly contradictory answers
Colorado voters may face ballot question to repeal TABOR after court ruling with “broad implications”
The 5-2 opinion reverses a state title board decision in January that ruled the ballot measure violated the single subject clause of the state constitution
Coloradans may face 4 spending questions this year. Will new nicotine tax measure overload the ballot?
The proposal, announced Wednesday by Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic state lawmakers, would set a uniform nicotine tax at 62 percent. That would lift the taxes on a package of cigarettes to $2.49 from 84 cents.