Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: As Colorado’s Hispanic population grows, so does its political voice

Colorado’s demographics are changing, and that will have important ramifications for the policy decisions made in the state capitol and in Congress, which affect so much of our everyday lives. Until now, it’s been common for politicians to pay lip service to the concerns of Hispanic voters, while offering little in the way of concrete […]

Posted inEconomy, Growth, Housing, News, Politics and Government

Proposition 120: Voters will decide if Colorado property taxes will go down — at least for some

Colorado’s residential property taxes are already among the nation’s lowest, but a measure on the 2021 statewide ballot would drop them ever lower — for some.  Proposition 120 would, if approved by voters, reduce the property tax assessment rates for multifamily housing to 6.5% from 7.15% starting in 2022. If you owned affected property valued […]

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5 big tax bills Colorado lawmakers passed this year that will affect your wallet

Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights keeps lawmakers from raising taxes without voter approval. But it still allows for some changes to the state tax code without going to the ballot. Democrats and some Republicans in the legislature this year significantly altered property tax rates, tax loopholes and tax credits that will affect the wallets of […]

Posted inBusiness, News, Politics and Government

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to hold up blue book printing over Gallagher Amendment language

A Denver District Court judge on Friday morning dismissed a lawsuit attempting to delay printing of the state-issued voter guide because of changes state lawmakers made to language describing the question on the November ballot seeking to repeal the Gallagher Amendment. Judge Martin F. Egelhoff declined to issue a temporary restraining order that would have prevented the […]