Where Coloradans stand on open space and housing costs shouldn't surprise most people.
Taxpayer's Bill Of Rights (TABOR)
Aspen City Council passed the ordinance in 2011, banning the use of plastic bags and requiring grocers to charge $0.20 for paper bags.
The governor says if TABOR's binds were loosened, education funding could go up without a tax increase.
The lawsuit stemmed from a 2013 measure allowing districts to collect taxes on items previously exempt from local sales taxes.
Small fire districts are fighting blazes with fewer taxpayer dollars, and things are likely to get worse.
While a surplus has eased tensions among lawmakers jockeying for priorities, it also has them scrambling for the extra dollars.
State lawmakers yesterday rejected a bill that proposed an unusual approach to Colorado's affordable housing shortage.
A U.S. Court of Appeals judge on Thursday said the author of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights “utterly failed to make the showing of actual innocence.”
There are winners and losers in the GOP tax bill, including state and local governments, who have a lot at stake too.
The rancor wasn't a surprise after Republicans protested to the governor calling the session in the first place.