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Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights

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As Colorado Economy Improves, Budget Debate Nears

As Colorado’s economy continues improving, lawmakers are beginning to talk about constitutionally mandated refunds to taxpayers in the coming years.

03/18/2014

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Pot Taxes Under Review In Colorado

Colorado doesn’t know how much money it’s going to get from marijuana taxes, but that doesn’t mean it’s too soon to argue about spending it.

03/12/2014

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Appeals Court Panel Considers TABOR Challenge

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.

09/23/2013

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Colorado ‘TBD’ Initiative Calls For Tax Policy Changes

A task force created by Gov. John Hickenlooper has concluded that Colorado needs an overhaul of its constitutional and tax policies.

11/14/2012

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Anti-Tax Crusader Douglas Bruce Released From Jail Early

One of Colorado’s best known anti-tax crusaders, Douglas Bruce, was released from jail early for good behavior Thursday morning.

05/31/2012

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Colorado Will Appeal Ruling On School Funding

Colorado will appeal a judge’s ruling that the state’s school funding system violates the constitution.

12/21/2011

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Tax Trial Begins For Anti-Tax Activist

Colorado’s best known tax opponent went on trial Friday for tax evasion, as the government accused him of hiding millions through a sham charity set up to avoid taxes.

12/09/2011

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Cripple Creek Faces Uncertain Gaming Future

Cripple Creek marked 20 years of legal gambling last month, but the anniversary was muted. The historic mining town doesn’t have much to celebrate as its gaming industry faces an uncertain future.

11/06/2011

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Coloradans Face Nation’s Only Statewide Tax Vote

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.

10/30/2011

Gov. John Hickenlooper at the 2011 Governors Summit of U.S. Chamber of Commerce June 20, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hickenlooper Asks Judge To Toss Colorado Tax Suit

Lawyers for Gov. John Hickenlooper have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Colorado’s tax and spending limits.

08/16/2011

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