Our Colorado State Budget has grown $1,000,000,000 each year for the past 9 years.
“If we’re not going to have any negotiations in good faith, then what they have done has not been in good faith. If we’re not going to have negotiations, then there is no point in having a damn bill.” — Jerry Sonnenberg on SB17-267
If the bill passes, the Hickenlooper Administration can hang a “for sale” sign on everything, including the kitchen sink.
Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee voted against their usual privacy protection platform.
“If the IRS sides with me in finding the county was errant or negligent on this issue, I will be calling for the resignation of Bruce Barker and Don Warden,” the news release said. “When on the County Council, both came before us and adamantly argued their position. — Jeff Hare, Weld County resident, CPA and former County Council member.
“It would be easier and more politically expedient, if I just voted no on this bill. But I can’t do that because our public education system is broken.” — Democrat Senator Dominick Moreno.
I have decided to take my name off HB 1187 and will be voting against it.
A GOP-sponsored bill in the legislature would likely let state government keep more of your tax money whether it needs it or not.
“We are going to put this to rest,” Marble said. “Because they are pretty much not needed according to the Colorado Energy Office.” — Sen. Vicki Marble, R-Weld/Larimer
Proponents say since charter school students are public school students, and they should have equal access to money collected through property taxes.