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Tax Refunds Imminent As Colorado Economy Improves

Colorado’s growing economy means tax refunds are on the horizon for residents.

09/22/2014

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Gay Lawmakers: Overturn Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Saying further delays are pointless, gay lawmakers on Thursday called for Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban to be declared unconstitutional and for such a ruling to be effective immediately without further appeals.

07/03/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers In Session’s Home Stretch

With the hours winding down, Colorado lawmakers had a number of big-ticket items to consider before the end of the session on Wednesday, including marijuana legislation and tax aid to homeowners devastated by floods and wildfires.

05/06/2014

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School Spending Plans Near Final Lap In Colorado

Colorado schools are getting a lot more money next year. But the education spending bills nearing completion in the state Legislature haven’t been as popular as they might seem.

05/06/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Want Pot Industry Bank Option

A Colorado plan to set up the world’s first financial system for marijuana has cleared its first hurdle in the state Legislature, despite deep reservations from supporters that the plan will work.

05/01/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Plan To Boost Marijuana Profits

The federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but it also has made clear it doesn’t agree with the move and may try to stop it, if isn’t tightly controlled.

04/24/2014

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Plan Would Direct Pot Taxes Toward Drug Education

Colorado would save most of its marijuana tax money while spending about $23 million on school nurses and drug treatment and outreach under a plan approved Tuesday be legislative budget writers.

04/23/2014

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Not As Many People Buying Recreational Pot As Predicted

Sales tax revenue on recreational marijuana in Colorado is down compared to early projections.

04/08/2014

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Colorado Pot Sales Up Slightly In 2nd Month

Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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Colorado Recall Election Changes Clear Hurdle

Century-old elections language sparked a fiery partisan debate in the Colorado Senate on Thursday as Democrats steered through an update to recall laws despite complaints that they’re trying to change the rules in their favor.

03/27/2014

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