Colorado Rising Action - AUDIO: TABOR Refund $$ Not Guaranteed To Benefit Transportation, Education
April 10, 2019

AUDIO: TABOR Refund $$ Not Guaranteed To Benefit Transportation, Education

If Democrat Speaker of the House KC Becker and her supporters get their way, taxpayer refunds under the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights will permanently be held by the state for additional spending money. Becker has promised that this money will be spent on transportation fixes and education…two top priorities for Colorado taxpayers…but has admitted that isn’t necessarily the case.

The TABOR Yes coalition released an audio recording in which Becker admits that in the event that Coloradans vote to permanently forego receiving refunds under the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, there is no assurance that future legislatures will fund these priorities.

LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE:

 

Popular

September 17, 2019

Michael Fields: Coloradans should get their TABOR tax refunds

If you read Proposition CC’s ballot language, you’ll be hard pressed to figure out what it’s really asking. It doesn’t say it’s permanent, it doesn’t mention…

October 4, 2019

Denver Post: Proposition CC is fatally flawed; lawmakers should try again

The Denver Post won’t endorse Proposition CC. Read the original post here. Editor’s note: This represents the opinion of The Denver Post editorial board, which is…

August 22, 2019

Proposition CC Is A Tax Increase

Proposition CC is a tax increase. “When the state keeps and spends more of your money, it’s a tax increase.” – Michael Fields, Colorado Rising…

September 4, 2019

Main Issue For Coloradans: Roads

Michael Fields was on Colorado Inside Out, a weekly Colorado PBS roundtable discussion, and talked about an issue that is #1 for most Coloradans —…