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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

Politics and Government

$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.

Politics and Government

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

Health

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

Politics and Government

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

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado said “no” to extreme spending by rejecting Proposition CC

Opinion Columns

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

Politics and Government

Meet the million-dollar man behind Proposition CC on Colorado’s 2019 ballot

Dan Ritchie is making his greatest political investment ever and emerging as a leader in the effort to overhaul TABOR

Politics and Government

Opinion: Proposition CC isn’t the answer to all of our problems. But it’s a start.

Opinion Columns

Proposition CC campaign is door-to-door combat as both sides turnout supporters ahead of 2019 election

The 2019 ballot question in Colorado is complicated and heavy with political implications for Democrats and Republicans alike

Politics and Government

Opinion: Here’s why the leaders of higher education in Colorado support Prop CC

Opinion Columns

Carman: Colorado can’t afford not to pass Prop CC. Do something.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: When considering Prop CC, leave property taxes out of the discussion

Opinion Columns

It’s Election Day in Colorado! Here’s what you need to know about casting your ballot and what’s on it

Voters will make decisions in November about two questions involving taxes that the Democratic-led state legislature put on the ballot

Politics and Government

Proposition CC explained: What it means to end the spending caps in TABOR and the money at stake

The debate for Prop. CC involves whether to keep TABOR refunds, or send the tax dollars to three key areas: education, colleges and transportation.

Politics and Government

The political stakes for Proposition CC are huge. It’s a test case for a major fiscal overhaul in Colorado.

The supporters of the ballot question to end TABOR's limits on tax collections signaled that the measure is just the first step toward untying the state's fiscal knot

Politics and Government

Opinion: Colorado Democrats want a blank check. King Polis needs to clean up this mess.

Opinion Columns

In its latest ruling, Colorado Supreme Court once again avoids question at heart of TABOR debate

NFIB filed a lawsuit five years ago arguing that fees levied by the secretary of state’s office violated the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. The ruling left them unsatisfied.

Politics and Government

Now we know how much money is at stake on the 2019 ballot with Proposition CC and TABOR refunds in Colorado

New economic forecasts show the state may refund as much as $1.7 billion to taxpayers in the next three fiscal years -- but not all will benefit the same

Politics and Government

Opinion: Coloradans should get their TABOR tax refunds

Opinion Columns
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