- The ruling said in part that the evidence suggested that Bruce delayed responding to the Colorado Revenue Department's initial inquiry "to create a statue of limitations defense."Read more
The justices want the appeals court to take into account new precedents they set with a ruling Monday concerning Arizona’s redistricting commission.
- Colorado collected 17 percent more tax revenue last year than it did in 2008, right before the start of the Great Recession.Read more
- Without voter approval, the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) requires that money be refunded.Read more
In his regular conversation with Colorado Matters, the governor talked taxes, a possible veto, and the failed plan to end homelessness in Denver.
Republicans say taxpayers, not the state, should get the refunds.
The House speaker, a Democrat, is pushing an effort to let the state keep money it would otherwise have to send back to taxpayers.
In a letter to lawmakers, he proposes changes to what qualifies for TABOR rebates, which he says would all the state to spend more on schools, roads.
The governor says the conflict between the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights and requirements to fund education the biggest challenge facing Colorado.