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Colorado attorney general asks federal appellate court to reconsider revival of lawsuit challenging TABOR

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived the legal action, dating back to 2011, with a ruling in July

Politics and Government

TABOR faces a reckoning with Prop. CC. Here’s what you should know about its impact on state spending

One reason why the TABOR cap is so contentious is because the state took on a larger role in supporting education and health care

Politics and Government

Is Colorado’s 2019 ballot question about TABOR spending caps really a tax hike? The answer is sort of.

The question at the heart of the political debate for November's ballot leads to two correct and seemingly contradictory answers

Politics and Government

Carman: Colorado has run out of excuses for its decades-long failure to support education

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: With TABOR in their crosshairs, progressives seek to fundamentally change Colorado’s political identity

The constitutional provision’s constraints on legislative taxing and spending power poses the only remaining obstacle to enacting a progressive agenda

Opinion Columns

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

Politics and Government

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 Columns

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.

Politics and Government

Opinion: Want to blame someone for our crumbling roads? Try TABOR.

Opinion Columns

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

Transportation

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 Columns

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

Politics and Government

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

Politics and Government

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

Politics and Government

Colorado lawmakers plan to remove $2.3 billion transportation question from ballot, delay it to 2020

Colorado legislative leaders are concerned about an increasingly crowded 2019 election ballot with substantial spending questions

Politics and Government

Jared Polis made a lot of promises in bid for governor. Here’s his progress on the 10 biggest.

The pledges the Democratic candidates made on education, health care, oil and gas and TABOR all rank at the top of his list

Politics and Government

The alarm over Democratic agenda grows, and now the threat of recall elections looms

The national popular vote compact, tougher oil and gas regulations and other social issues are driving opposition from critics

Politics and Government

Colorado lawmakers want to eliminate spending caps. Here’s how the TABOR overhaul would work.

Any additional revenue would go toward K-12 schools, transportation and higher education in Colorado

Politics and Government

These numbers describe Colorado’s economic outlook — and whether Polis will get full-day kindergarten

Gov. Jared Polis says there’s enough money to cover the cost of full-day kindergarten, but the state’s budget writers remain unconvinced

Politics and Government

Worried about slowing economy, Democrats look to delay Polis pledge for full-day kindergarten

Democratic lawmakers are considering a phase-in of full-day kindergarten funding, but Gov. Jared Polis opposes the idea

Politics and Government
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