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Guest Post: Why TABOR means we can have nice things

Taxpayer Bill of Rights. TABOR. A legislative victory for the libertarian state of Colorado. But perhaps one of the most hated bills by progressives...

Did the Colorado legislature’s biggest compromise set a Republican tripwire over...

UPDATE: Since this story was posted, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler, who is running for governor as a Republican, said after thinking about...

TABOR architect Douglas Bruce sentenced to the slammer. Again.

  Talk about a late Friday news dump. The man who became an anti-tax folk hero for convincing voters to pass Colorado's statewide Taxpayer's Bill of...

Colorado’s GOP AG clears key Democratic budget plan as legal

  By saying a plan to reclassify a billion-dollar hospital program is constitutional, Colorado's Republican attorney general today bolstered a key strategy by the Democratic...

Colorado’s biggest political battle hangs in legal limbo

DENVER — More than a month has passed since the Democratic governor here asked the Republican attorney general to help clear up a legal question involving...

Court to hear arguments about whether TABOR is constitutional

Lawyers on Thursday will argue their case before a federal judge about why they believe Colorado's voter-initiated Taxpayer's Bill of Rights amendment to the state Constitution is,...

Judge rules against Clear the Bench in campaign finance case

On Friday, Administrative Law Judge Robert Spencer ruled that Clear the Bench Colorado, a group campaigning against retaining three Colorado Supreme Court justices this November, improperly filed with the state as an issues committee and that it must now file as a political committee. The ruling comes after a complaint filed by government watchdog group Colorado Ethics Watch. The ruling limits Clear the Bench fundraising and ups the group's obligation to report contributions. It is the latest chapter in a legal battle colored by partisan rhetoric and suspicion and it is likely not the final chapter.