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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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