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  • What You Need to Know About Amendment 73 and Public Education Funding

    What You Need to Know About Amendment 73 and Public Education Funding0

    • September 18, 2018

    IB-C-2018 (Sept. 2018) Author:  Linda Gorman DOWNLOAD REPORT IN PDF Executive Summary: In November 2018, voters will decide on Amendment 73, a state constitutional amendment which would increase income, property and corporate taxes in Colorado to fund public education. If Amendment 73 passes, Colorado will no longer have equal state income tax rates for all.

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  • New Case Shows the Supreme Court’s Defense of Constitutional Federalism is Only Tepid

    New Case Shows the Supreme Court’s Defense of Constitutional Federalism is Only Tepid0

    • September 12, 2018

    . . . Those who adopted the Constitution understood that governance of recreational activities, such as sports, was reserved to the states. Regulation of in-state gambling, like other moral issues, similarly was outside the federal sphere.

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  • NO to taxes. YES to roads.

    NO to taxes. YES to roads.0

    • August 31, 2018

    Colorado traffic congestion is so bad you can change a tire and not lose your place in line. Good thing our Fix Our Damn Roads effort is picking up steam and racking up endorsements. Not only has Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers come out strongly urging a YES vote, so has the Colorado Springs Gazette.

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  • Dave Kopel on Gun Talk with Tom Gresham

    Dave Kopel on Gun Talk with Tom Gresham0

    • August 29, 2018

    Second Amendment scholar Dave Kopel joins Tom Gresham on his show “Gun Talk” on August 19, 2018. They talk about the Independence Institute, our annual Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Party, and the proper way to talk about gun rights to folks who are on the fence.

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  • Isn’t is at least nice to be asked?

    Isn’t is at least nice to be asked?0

    • August 27, 2018

    I mean, being able to say, “thanks, but no,” is such an empowering thing. Just ask all the women who keep turning me down. Well, that’s what Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights does. It requires government to ASK YOUR CONSENT before raising taxes or debt. Sadly, the courts have created so many ways around asking

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  • Fix Our Damn Roads measure on the November ballot

    Fix Our Damn Roads measure on the November ballot0

    • August 22, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2018 Contact: Mike Krause, Director, Public Affairs, 303-279-6536, ext. 100 or mike@i2i.org Fix Our Damn Roads measure on the November ballot The Colorado Secretary of State today announced the Independence Institute-backed Fix Our Damn Roads (FODR) measure will be on Colorado’s November ballot. We’re thrilled to be on the ballot,”

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