The author of TABOR, Colorado Springs resident and anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce, said he wrote his amendment specifically to have this effect.
Taxpayer's Bill Of Rights (TABOR)
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The outgoing governor submitted a series of questions about the two amendments to the Colorado Supreme Court last week.
The combined effects of both state amendments have reduced funding for some agencies, including rural libraries and fire departments.
Historically, the Colorado Municipal League said cities and towns have passed the majority of TABOR-related questions. Statewide issues have struggled on that front.
The measure would raise $1.6 million by increasing income taxes on top earners.
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Lawmakers may be required to send more than $200 million back to taxpayers over the next three years.
Where Coloradans stand on open space and housing costs shouldn't surprise most people.
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.