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IVYMI: CRA’s Michael Fields on CPT12

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!

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Dems Spew Misleading TABOR Info

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,…

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Prop CC – State Wants to Keep your TABOR Refunds

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…

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ICYMI: Massive Tobacco, Vaping Tax Snubbed Out!

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…

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Release: Becker Admits No Safeguards if TABOR Permanently Ended!

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,…

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ICYMI: CO Politicians Want to Grab Your Dough!

Like in the classic Golden Girls episode, Colorado lawmakers want to play “Grab That Dough” with your money. The Colorado Springs Gazette’s editorial board says of the lawmakers who want to trash TABOR: House Bill 1257 represents the latest in a barrage of attempts by Colorado’s legislative Democrats to fundamentally change Colorado in one legislative…

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GOP & Prentice Concerned Over Bloated Budget

Despite constraints placed on the state budget by TABOR, Colorado repubs are showing growing concern over a nearly 5% increase in the upcoming budget. As the Independence Institute’s Paul Prentice says to Watchdog, Every dollar spent by the State of Colorado must first come from the private sector in one form or another. TABOR minimizes…

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Letter to the Editor: Hands Off Our TABOR!

Coloradans know how fortunate they are to have TABOR. As Larry Roche writes in the Reporter-Herald: Regardless of what party is in the majority, TABOR has protected us from the unreasonable tax appetite of the Legislature. The last election cycle, we told the Legislature we did not want additional taxes by defeating all state tax…

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CO House Repubs Defend TABOR!

House Republicans fired back after Dems announced legislation that would circumvent TABOR and permanently end tax refunds. In a Facebook note, House Republican Leader Patrick Neville called out Dems for being unable to “pay for all of their empty promises made in the last election, so now they want to permanently eliminate your tax refunds…

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Hickenlooper Takes Credit for TABOR’s Successes

Everyone knows Colorado’s economy is booming thanks to the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights…everyone except former Governor and current Presidential candidate John Hickenlooper. Despite campaigning for the last six tax increases that were thankfully defeated at the ballot, Hick is trying to take credit for Colorado’s economy. As Colorado Rising Action’s Michael Fields writes, “In his…

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