TABOR

Colorado residents have rejected a request from their state legislature to remove an annual government spending limit that some elected officials argued is holding back the state’s roads and schools.

Instead, voters opted to continue getting tax refunds when the state reaches a revenue cap set by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

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Garfield County voters will be asked in November to approve Ballot Measure 6A, allowing the Library District to keep sales tax revenue. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh found out that the measure is directly related to the Colorado Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights. Click here for the full list and text of local TABOR ballot issues, including pros and cons.

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On today's local newscast, Amy Hadden Marsh reports on a panel discussion hosted by the CLAW Caucus at the state capitol about Colorado Parks and Wildlife's plan to kill predators this spring. Bente Birkeland reports on a Republican-led effort making its way through the state legislature to change how the Taxpayers Bill of Rights is calculated so Colorado can keep more of the tax money it collects. The measure could free up millions of dollars for transportation, education and healthcare.