Colorado is asking the federal courts to stay out of a dispute about whether its strict tax and spending limits has robbed the state of a republican form of government.
Gov. John Hickenlooper’s third State of the State address was his first with two Democrat majorities. He used this opportunity to inform his colleagues on what he would like to see, and more importantly, what he would not like to see, this session.
Paul Garnica scored 15 points to lead Northern Colorado to a 90-62 victory over Tabor on Monday night, ending a six-game losing streak.
Denver voters passed Measure 2A on election day which allows the City of Denver to retain revenue currently returned to taxpayers to stay below the TABOR limit.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is slashing the city budget and says more cuts will follow if voters don’t pass a ballot measure in November.
Denver city and business leaders kicked off efforts on Monday to convince voters to “de-Bruce” the city.
Voters in Denver will decide in November whether to let the city keep millions of dollars in property tax dollars it collects but can’t keep.
One of Colorado’s best known anti-tax crusaders, Douglas Bruce, was released from jail early for good behavior Thursday morning.
Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights faces a direct challenge in federal court Wednesday when attorneys for the state will ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by lawmakers seeking to overturn the amendment voters approved in 1992.
With Bruce serving time for most of the election season, and for the remainder of the legislative session, will lawmakers take this opportunity to tweak or even kill off TABOR with their own proposed amendment?