Opinion: The pandemic revealed how little we invest in government employees
Outsourcing to private companies usually means we pay more for less
Billionaire Phil Anschutz and his wife are suing Colorado for a tax refund. How much they want is a secret.
Anschutz and his wife, Nancy, claim that changes in the federal tax code made through the CARES Act entitle them to lower taxes in previous years
Colorado’s economy has recovered so quickly that the legislature will have to refund taxpayers under TABOR
While state coffers have recovered and employment is increasing, low-income, Black and Hispanic workers still lag in job recovery
Lawmakers can allow school districts to raise property taxes without voter approval, Colorado Supreme Court rules
Monday’s ruling will likely allow districts to recoup millions of dollars in lost revenue and resolve a complicated tax issue that’s been swirling around the legislature and schools since 2007
Colorado Democrats want to use one of TABOR’s most effective tax-halting mechanisms for themselves
House Bill 1321 comes as progressives have all but given up on doing away with TABOR, the 1992 constitutional amendment that has served as a third rail in Colorado politics ever since its passage
Federal appeals court to consider future of lawsuit over Colorado’s TABOR
The 1992 Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights requires that tax increases be approved by voters
Millions more for Colorado K-12 schools? Lawmakers seek court opinion first.
Current Colorado lawmakers want to slowly increase local school district property taxes without a vote. They say it doesn't violate the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights because a generation ago voters agreed to higher rates and state officials improperly lowered them.
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