Tag Archive | "Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights"

Municipal League Exec: Threats To Local Control Are Growing

Sam Mamet, executive director of the Colorado Municipal League, said about half of the 800 or so bills that will be proposed this year in Denver will affect the authority of municipalities in some way.

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Both Sides Agree: TABOR Won’t Stand In Way Of Economic Recovery

TABOR’s role in the meltdown is a matter of strident debate.

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All Eyes On Today’s Colo. Economic Briefing

Among other presentations, Natalie Mullis, the council’s chief economist, will give a revenue forecast and the outlook under the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights constitutional amendment, or TABOR.

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Anti-Debt Initiative Cleared for Colorado Ballot

Voters will face a third ballot question in 2010 to reduce the money available to government. Amendment 61 would forbid local and state governments in Colorado from taking out debt in any form.

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Speaker Criticizes Tax-Slashing Ballot Measures

“These proposals are reckless and mindless,” House Speaker Terrance Carroll, D-Denver, told The Denver Post.

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Littwin Lambastes GOP’s ‘Platform For Prosperity’

“Don’t feel guilty if you don’t find time to read the Platform for Prosperity — that roll-off- the-tongue PFP — or whatever Colorado Republicans are calling their unity platform these days,” Denver Post columnist Mike Littwin writes.

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State’s Long-Term Fiscal Commission ‘Was A Failure’

“An unimaginative failure. That’s the best way to describe the results of the Long Term Fiscal Stability Commission,” write three of its minority members in today’s Denver Post.

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Three Initiatives Target State Finances In Colo.

Three proposed ballot questions that alter the state’s finances may soon appear on next year’s ballot. READ THE INITIATIVES.

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