The lawsuit alleges that TABOR – which requires the state to issue tax refunds when state revenue exceeds the rate of inflation and population growth – is unconstitutional.
The budget will likely be a big issue during a session that will also see debates over housing and abortion.
The Joint Budget Committee chair says reclassifying the fee would keep the state from paying taxpayer rebates.
Tuesday's vote wasn't your typical sleepy off-year election. Here's how it shook out.
TABOR imposes complicated limits on residential property taxes, which results in some property-rich school districts having very low tax levies.
- 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