Colorado-Budget_RoadsW-1024x609.jpg

Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinNovember 16, 20164min353

Calling it "the worst of both worlds," Colorado House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock, is warning a road usage charge program proposed by the Colorado Department of Transportation would mean a massive statewide tax hike. State Rep. Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock State Rep. Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock In a brief statement released Tuesday, Nov. 15, Neville voiced opposition to such a program.


farah.jpg

Jared WrightJared WrightSeptember 18, 20164min292

Proposals to pile on regulations and to soak Coloradans of billions of dollars in new taxes will crowd the ballot you receive next month. Can you afford to shell out more of your hard-fought income to various governmental entities? Many Coloradans are struggling — and government already has so much. Should you give them more? What are these proposals clamoring for your cash? First, government health care for all Coloradans through so-called ColoradoCare. This one is on your ballot as Amendment 69. It would be paid for by a 10% increase in income tax, giving Colorado the highest income tax rate in the nation. And that’s just the beginning. This tax can be raised again and again as prompted by an unaccountable oversight board. Can you afford that?


Tobacco-tax-082216-001-1024x768.jpg

Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinAugust 22, 201611min367

Backers of a proposed Colorado constitutional amendment to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products are beginning their efforts with $850,000 in the bank as they seek more funds while they promote the measure. Taxes on a pack of cigarettes would triple in January, if Colorado voters approve a measure placed on the Nov. 8 general election ballot Monday by the secretary of state.