Tag:Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Colorado Court of Appeals Rejects TABOR Attack on Hospital Fee

Colorado avoided a devastating blow to its programs that provide access to healthcare for more than 1.5 million state residents when the Court of...

23rd District Caseloads: Insert Best Guess Here

A bill to split off three of the 18th Judicial District’s counties to create a 23rd District has just started its journey through the...

Lawyers of the Year 2019: Dawn Bookhardt

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has amplified the city’s need for affordable housing during his two-plus terms in office. And Butler Snow’s Dawn Bookhardt led...

Tenth Circuit Breathes Life Into TABOR Suit

The long-running legal challenge to the Taxpayer Bill of Rights will persist as a result of an appellate ruling last week. Plaintiffs seeking to undo...

Business Fee Fight Heads to High Court

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments on a familiar question: Is it a fee or a tax?  In 2014, the National Federation...

2019 Colorado Legislative Wrap-Up of Heated Session

Colorado’s 2019 legislative session ended May 3. Elections have consequences and this session was the first since 2014 that Democrats controlled both chambers of...

Colorado Poised for Its Piece of Sports Betting With House Bill 1327

Since a U.S. Supreme Court decision from last May struck down a federal ban on sports gambling, dozens of states have rushed to introduce...

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...