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Group Hired To Develop Ballot Question To Increase Revenue

The Moffat County Commissioners signed an agreement with George K. Baum & Company at their meeting yesterday, to explore the viability of a ballot measure for the upcoming election, which would look to increase county revenues. The group will be Continue reading

Lawmakers to Ask Voters to Keep Pot Tax Surplus

MARIJUANA-300The final numbers are in, and Colorado owes its residents some $58 million in pot tax refunds. But state lawmakers started work yesterday on a proposal to ask voters if the state can keep the money. Colorado’s constitution requires new taxes to be refunded when overall tax collections exceed growth limits. The refund requirement is Continue reading

Lawmakers Working on State Budget

co-state-capitol-300Colorado’s budget constrictions mean that they’ll have to refund about $58 million from the new pot taxes- even though the taxes were approved by voters. Expect lawmakers to propose a ballot measure after the budget passes to ask voters to Continue reading

Lawmakers Working on Minimum Wage Proposals

MINIMUM WAGEA Democratic push to raise the minimum wage in Colorado notched an early success yesterday at the Capitol. A House committee approved a bill to allow local governments to set their own minimum wages in excess of the state minimum Continue reading

Activists Protest Criminal Code Ballot Measure

Ballot-300Pro-abortion activists are stepping up protests against a ballot measure to add “unborn human beings” to Colorado’s criminal code. Rallies were planned Friday at the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver and in Pueblo Saturday. Abortion opponents say Amendment 67 would strengthen protections for pregnant women. Continue reading