The bill brings to an end a three-way arm wrestling match between casinos, horse tracks and sports teams over a piece of the pie.
Every county in the metro saw property values increase, from 12 percent in Boulder County to more than 24 percent in Adams County.
The legislation would provide an extra $65 million for roads and schools in the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Coloradans voted in 2005 to let the state avoid tax refunds for a five-year period. The new ballot question would make the change in tax law permanent.
State House Majority Leader Alec Garnett is ready to draft legislation so the state can at least step up to the starting gate on wagers.
El Paso recreational cannabis customers have to either shop in the quaint resort town of Manitou Springs, or take I-25 south to Pueblo or north to Denver.
The Title Board ruled that the proposed amendment violated state law requiring all ballot initiatives to cover only a single subject.
Polis declared the state of the state as solid, strong and successful before he tacked on one of the watchwords of his campaign: “bold.”