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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.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Against uncertain backdrop, the tax overhaul backed by Colorado’s governor and state lawmakers limps aheadBy Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
TABOR repeal is off the table for 2020. Now it’s Initiative 271, a $2 billion tax hike targeting the wealthyBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado lawmakers inch forward on transportation deal as gas tax hike becomes political touch pointBy John Frank Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published
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 proposed ballot initiatives would move the state back toward a graduated, or progressive, tax system that would mean higher taxes for the wealthy
The December economic forecasts show slower growth and TABOR limits will restrain state spending in the next budget year
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
After years benefiting from good fortune and favorable electoral environments, Colorado’s latest election should be a warning for Democrats looking beyond 2020Opinion
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