While a surplus has eased tensions among lawmakers jockeying for priorities, it also has them scrambling for the extra dollars.
Taxpayer's Bill Of Rights (TABOR)
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.
The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce will campaign for a sales tax increase to fund road and bridge repairs, and support local innovation
How many Colorado lawmakers does it take to fix a bill-drafting error? All 100 of them.
Plaintiffs argued that the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights is unconstitutional because it stripped legislators' ability to tax and spend.
The sweeping measure touches nearly every aspect of state government spending — including health care, transportation, and taxes.
The rural sustainability bill still has a long way to go in a legislature where byzantine fights over finances have bedeviled compromise for years.