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State counties group pushes back on property tax talk

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New homes under construction near Parker in Douglas County, April 5, 2022.

Governor Jared Polis irked some local leaders – as he pitched Proposition HH this week. That’s the ballot measure designed to ease skyrocketing property taxes. Colorado Counties, Incorporated says the governor was unfair when he said the legislature had to step in with HH because local governments hadn't acted. CCI member and Park County Commissioner Dick Elsner says it's more complicated than that.