Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights
Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights
Nicolais: An extraordinary group of supporters have proclaimed Amendment B the right thing for Colorado
The campaign to repeal the Gallagher Amendment has brought together people and groups that have spent decades accustomed to fighting each other
Proposition 116 explained: Colorado must decide whether an income tax cut is worth a hit to state budget
The measure would lower the state’s income tax on individuals and corporations to 4.55% from 4.63%, lowering state revenue more than $150 million a year
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
Colorado Democrats just proposed an enormous change to how health insurance programs are funded
Senate Bill 215, which would create a new fee on the health insurance premiums paid by close to a million Coloradans, affects the funding for the reinsurance program but may also face strong legal challenges
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
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
Colorado progressives have a new target in their pursuit of a tax overhaul: the rich. Here’s why.
A host of proposed ballot measures for 2020 and proposals at the state Capitol are putting Colorado’s uneven tax system in the spotlight
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.
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
Nicolais: Choppy waters ahead for Colorado Democrats?
After years benefiting from good fortune and favorable electoral environments, Colorado’s latest election should be a warning for Democrats looking beyond 2020
The next fiscal fight in Colorado starts now: A bid to repeal TABOR and one to raise taxes on top earners
The defeat of Proposition CC on the 2019 ballot is not deterring a movement by liberal groups for a graduated income tax system