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  • Who Pays Colorado Taxes?

    Who Pays Colorado Taxes?0

    • September 16, 2015

    Linda Gorman writes about the 38 percent increase in Colorado state spending.

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  • July 30 Colorado Energy Roundup: Clean Power Plan extension expected; a new Sagebrush Rebellion?0

    • July 30, 2015

    The Clean Power Plan’s timeline for compliance may see an extension, and the final rule itself may be revealed next Monday: The final version of President Obama’s signature climate change policy is expected to extend an earlier timeline for states to significantly cut planet-warming pollution from power plants, according to people familiar with the plan.

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  • Amendment 66: Spend More, Get Less0

    • October 10, 2013

    IB-G-2013 (October 2013) Author: Linda Gorman PDF of full Issue Backgrounder Introduction: Amendment 66 will take the money you spend to benefit your children and give it to public education bureaucrats. Education bureaucrats do not necessarily use higher funding to benefit children. They will spend it on things that they like – generous pensions, higher

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  • Colorado’s Competitive Standing to Attract Business0

    • February 22, 2013

    This paper explores a compilation of Colorado rankings from the “2013 State and Business Tax Climate Index.”

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  • Legislature Has the Chance to Set a Standard on 640

    • December 26, 2012

    by Harris Kenny and Leonard Gilroy Last month Colorado voters resoundingly passed Amendment 64 into the state constitution, legalizing both recreational marijuana and industrial hemp. So far, realizing the will of the voters is on track, but implementation risks threaten to undermine the intentions behind Amendment 64. Policy makers are contending with thriving black markets

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  • Gaylord-style corporate welfare is unconstitutional0

    • June 20, 2012

    By what authority can the state government take tax money out of your pocket and give it away to a private corporation? The answer is that corporate welfare schemes, such as so-called “public-private partnerships,” flagrantly violate the Colorado Constitution.

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