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Amazon tax and back to the future cars

notes from the last few days of the 2014 legislative session.

House Republicans have rift moment; arial firefighting advances

Notes from the 93rd day of the 2014 legislative session.

Seattle Times calls out Amazon as tax-dodging bad corporate citizen

The Seattle Times editorial board sits literally across the street from Amazon.com headquarters. It has watched the famous online retailer grow and grow and grow. Today the newspaper editors call out their neighbor for the "slick strategy" it has adopted in dodging sales taxes "all across America." The company is "the internet's widest and deepest source of products," the editors write, "which makes it too big to be excused from its obligations." It's a sentiment sure to be shared among the Colorado lawmakers who tried and failed last year to begin collecting sales taxes on Amazon purchases made in the state.

Twitter fight: ProgressNow’s Franklin versus Sen. Brophy

State Senator Greg Brophy, the anti-tax Republican warrior from Wray, is tweeting from the Senate floor, where debate continues on whether Colorado should begin...