Taxpayer's Bill of Rights

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Colorado voters leaning toward approving the elimination of state spending caps under TABOR, poll finds

Republican pollster Magellan Strategies found that 54% of likely general election voters intend to approve Proposition CC in November

Nicolais: IT’S ALIVE! Colorado’s undead TABOR lawsuit lurches forward

The absurd history of case against TABOR seems as ridiculous as Mel Brooks classic

Opinion
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Federal court revives long-fought lawsuit in Colorado challenging TABOR

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said the local governments do have a right to sue. The court didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuit.

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Who will pay to rebuild damaged U.S. 36 is unclear, but taxpayers may be stuck with some costs

The contract with the road's toll operator, Plenary Roads Denver, says the state may be responsible for any lost revenue

Nicolais: More than TABOR suffered defeat in the Colorado Supreme Court’s recent decision

In a fiery dissent, Justice Monica Marquez highlighted the harm done to judicial precedent

Opinion
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How much Colorado taxpayers will get in TABOR refunds depends on these two wildcards

A ballot measure in November will ask voters a key question, and now lawmakers are talking about a special legislative session, too

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Colorado voters may face ballot question to repeal TABOR after court ruling with “broad implications”

The 5-2 opinion reverses a state title board decision in January that ruled the ballot measure violated the single subject clause of the state constitution

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The TABOR battle is reaching new levels. Critics are testing 18 ways to rewrite Colorado tax policy.

The challenge to unraveling TABOR, Amendment 23 and the Gallagher Amendment starts with finding the right ballot wording ahead of 2020 election