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Amendment B explained: What repealing the Gallagher Amendment would mean for Colorado and your property taxes

Colorado lawmakers voted in bipartisan fashion to ask voters to remove the constitutional amendment, but didn’t offer a replacement plan

As 2020 Census approaches finish line, Colorado looks to close the gap of who’s undercounted

While final results won’t be available for months, self-response rates are showing mixed results compared to 2010

Opinion: To recreate a great Colorado, we first need to reimagine the social compact, business and government

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

Opinion: Colorado needs emergency tax reform to avoid irreparable harm

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.

Colorado is the only state without a rainy day fund. Now the coronavirus means it will pay the price.

Colorado's budget reserve fund is now larger than it was in previous years, but leaders knew it wouldn’t be enough to weather a storm

Colorado lawmakers are looking at how to close a $3 billion budget shortfall. Here’s the roadmap.

The Joint Budget Committee will begin reviewing recommendations for spending cuts this week to rewrite the $30 billion state budget

Against uncertain backdrop, the tax overhaul backed by Colorado’s governor and state lawmakers limps ahead

Gov. Jared Polis announced a task force in January to study the state’s tax breaks, building on the General Assembly’s efforts, but it may stall

TABOR repeal is off the table for 2020. Now it’s Initiative 271, a $2 billion tax hike targeting the wealthy

Vision 2020 Colorado, a coalition behind a tax system overhaul, tells The Sun it will move forward with a graduated income tax measure that will lower taxes for the vast majority

Opinion: How do we fix Colorado’s unfair tax system? It depends on who pays.

There’s a push to increase fines for Colorado polluters and directly help impacted communities

Last year, Colorado legislators pushed for stricter environmental protection. This year, they want everyone to benefit from the solutions.

Colorado lawmakers inch forward on transportation deal as gas tax hike becomes political touch point

Americans for Prosperity is launching ads at gas station pumps and sending mailers criticizing lawmakers for overspending tax dollars

For the first time, TABOR triggers an income tax rate cut. Here’s how much you can save on 2019 taxes.

Colorado will temporarily lower the income tax rate to 4.5% -- a move Gov. Jared Polis is celebrating despite concerns from his party

The tax fight continues in Colorado as liberal group files 35 more ideas for the 2020 ballot

The proposed ballot initiatives would move the state back toward a graduated, or progressive, tax system that would mean higher taxes for the wealthy

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

$10 million poured into 2019 election, but big money couldn’t push Proposition CC to passage

A look at the final campaign cash reports shows plenty of dark money on Proposition CC and two major players betting big on Proposition DD.

10 states use bottle deposits to boost recycling rates. Could it work for Colorado?

States with bottle bills have some of the highest recycling rates in the country. But many were implemented before curbside recycling came to fruition.

Colorado’s new reinsurance program has a TABOR problem. Lawmakers fear that could cause “cascading” impacts across the budget.

As Polis requests more money, a legislative analysis found the health insurance program could have an additional $165 million budgetary hit

With Proposition CC’s failure, Colorado Democrats face a budget crunch in 2020. Here are their 4 options to address it.

Democrats in the Colorado legislature will have to choose between sacrificing parts of their ambitious agenda, or finding creative –– and politically risky –– ways to pay for it

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