Tag:TABOR

Will the 2019 Legislative Session Offer Relief to the Gallagher Squeeze?

Many Colorado local governments that are primarily dependent upon property tax revenues continue to be impacted by provisions of a 1982 amendment to the...

Q&A: A conversation with Meyer Law

For the past six years, Julie Gonzales has worked as the policy director at the Meyer Law Office, a Denver-based immigration and criminal law...

Cause of Action Institute Joins Colorado TABOR Case as Legal Counsel

Washington, D.C.-based watch-dog organization has jumped into an ongoing Colorado lawsuit filed to challenge hospital provider charges under the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, along...

Court Opinions- May 28, 2018

Colorado Union of Taxpayers Found. v. City of Aspen In Aspen, plastic bags are no longer available for use at grocery stores and paper bags...

Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Aspen’s Bag Charge

The Colorado Supreme Court delivered another opinion where it acts as referee on when a charge levied by a municipality is a fee or...

On the Road Again

Colorado transportation projects will finally see a bump in funding after a contentious fight over the last few years in the state legislature. After...

When a Tax Increase Isn’t a New Tax

According to the Colorado Supreme Court, legislation that causes an incidental and de minimis increase in tax revenue does not amount to a “new...

Finding The Gold

Two prominent, distinct narratives exist for Olympics host cities. One woven by proponents touts the growth the games can bring in the form of...