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.
CPR's regular interview with Gov. John Hickenlooper covered TABOR refunds, how to make housing more affordable and "disappointing" news about the state's health exchange.