State senators want to know how much Coloradans are taxed by their cities, counties and the state, in preparation for a potential ballot measure that could revamp the state’s constitution, The Durango Herald reports. The Senate quickly approved a study Wednesday to answer that question, passing Senate Joint Resolution 2 on a 34-1 vote. The University of Denver will do the work. It will cost $750,000, to be funded solely by private donations.
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