Douglas Bruce, Colorado’s best known tax opponent, was convicted of tax evasion on Wednesday following a trial he said was politically motivated.
The nation’s only statewide tax vote on the November ballot asks Colorado voters whether they want to temporarily raise taxes to generate $3 billion for classrooms and colleges.
Lawyers for Gov. John Hickenlooper have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Colorado’s tax and spending limits.
Anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce is denying allegations that he illegally offered legal advice to people last year.
Colorado’s best-known tax fighter lived up to his cantankerous reputation Friday in a criminal case against him, getting his bond halved in an arraignment hearing and taking the prosecutor to task for trying to charge him thousands to see evidence against him.
We are about to witness a fight for the soul of the Colorado Republican Party. The catalyst for that fight will be the bipartisan lawsuit brought over the constitutionality of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
Colorado lawmakers are taking the TABOR Amendment to court nearly 20 years after voters passed it.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers are challenging Colorado’s strict and tax-and-spending limits in federal court.