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Alliance Forms to Oppose TABOR Question

June 13, 2019

Prominent elected officials of Colorado’s GOP launched an issue committee to oppose Proposition CC, an anti-TABOR ballot initiative to be proposed in the fall. The supporters include Governor Bill Owens, who supported a similar short-term initiative, but advocates Proposition CC goes too far.

Coalition Forms Against Ballot Measure

June 13, 2019

A new coalition, “No On CC”, has formed in opposition to an anti-TABOR ballot proposal that will ask voters to allow state government to keep excess revenues normally refunded to taxpayers.

Battle Lines Drawn Around Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights

June 13, 2019

Governor Bill Owens, along with other prominent Colorado Republicans, have joined the newly launched “No On CC” coalition to oppose a ballot question this November that would permanently end the statewide TABOR tax refund.

We’ve Heard it Before

June 13, 2019

New measure Proposition CC, which would permanently gut the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR), now has an official opponent. The coalition of “No On CC” announced its official launch and released a list of campaign chairs, including Governor Bill Owens.

Credit Team Trump, at least in part, for our upbeat economy

June 13, 2019

Originally published on Colorado Politics (June 13, 2019) By Kelly Sloan Larry Liston, the bright and affable representative from Colorado Springs, made a habit this past legislative session of taking a few moments at the well every few days or so to report on the happy state of the nation’s economy. This could be a…

IVYMI: CRA’s Michael Fields on CPT12

May 30, 2019

Colorado Rising Action‘s Michael Fields recently appeared on Colorado Public Television’s Devil’s Advocate. As Complete Colorado reports, Fields discussed whether Colorado voters will give up their tax refunds for good. See for yourself below!

Dems Spew Misleading TABOR Info

May 29, 2019

Once again, Colorado Democrats are misleading voters when it comes to TABOR and the state budget. As The Center Square reports, Democratic Rep. K.C. Becker claims Colorado can’t make improvements “because the state constitution prohibits the budget from growing with the economy.” But as Barry Poulson, professor emeritus of economics at the University of Colorado,…

Prop CC – State Wants to Keep your TABOR Refunds

May 23, 2019

This year’s money grab has an official title: Proposition CC. The state will “ask your permission to keep refunds from the Taxpayers Bill of Rights (TABOR) to allocate towards transportation projects, public K-12 schools, and higher education,” according to KOAA. With Colorado’s constantly-ballooning budget, it’s hard to believe the money will be well-spent. And hopefully…

ICYMI: Massive Tobacco, Vaping Tax Snubbed Out!

May 3, 2019

A bill imposing a massive tax hike on tobacco and vaping products was quickly killed on Thursday, just one day before the end of the Colorado State session. As Mike Krause at Complete Colorado notes: House Bill 1333 would have asked voters to raise taxes on a pack of cigarettes to $2.59 from the current…

Release: Becker Admits No Safeguards if TABOR Permanently Ended!

April 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 202-380-7114 – MBLyng@NovitasCommunications.com Colorado Speaker of the House Unable to Promise Any Spending Assurances Should Voters Approve Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Refund Repeal Speaker K.C. Becker admits in House Finance Committee debate that permanently ending TABOR refunds would leave no safeguards as to where taxpayer money would be allocated DENVER, April 9,…