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Romanoff Gathers Support to Gut TABOR, Change School Funding

Gov. Bill Ritter threw his support today behind a proposed ballot question to change two financial mandates in the Colorado Constitution - the Taxpayer's...

Solutions to State’s Transportation Problems Going Nowhere

Few know the condition of the state's highways and roads better than the director of the Colorado Department of Transportation, Russell George. He commutes...

Businesses Tax Themselves to Revitalize Aurora Strip

Taxes are bad for business, or so the conventional "wisdom" goes, but a group of small-business owners in Aurora are the most recent entrepreneurs...

Littwin Takes on Ghost of Property Tax Freeze Past

Rocky Mountain News columnist Mike Littwin takes a look at the recent history of the property tax freeze in Colorado and reminds us that...

Salazar Wins Key Senate Committee Assignment

Senator Ken Salazar won a highly prized committee assignment today when he was named to the Senate Finance Committee. The committee has oversight on...

“De-Brucing” In Lakewood

TABOR could be overridden again in Lakewood, a suburb of Denver. A provision that will be on the November ballot seeks to renew a...

TABOR on Trial III: The Maine Event

Maine already has a TABOR-like spending-limitation law. Proposed by Governor John Baldacci, it passed the state legislature in January 2005 -- just two months...

TABOR on Trial: Trashed in Missouri

Last week, the backer of Missouri's TABOR initiative told a district court judge that initiative signatures should be considered valid even if submitted in...

Montana TABOR Update: “Deliberate Assault”

A quick update from the TABOR battle in Montana: In court actions filed Tuesday, Attorney Jonathan Motl accused that state's TABOR proponents of "the most...

TABOR on Trial II: Montana

Montana's version of TABOR, Constitutional Initiative 97 (or CI-97), hasn't officially made the ballot yet. Its signatures still await certification by Sec'y of State...