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The Gallagher Amendment

April 25, 2018

Filed under 2018, Current Events, Features, Local, Media, News, Politics, Teachers

The Gallagher Amendment was passed in 1982, and its stated purpose was to “maintain a constant ratio between the property tax revenue that comes from residential property and from business property” (Great Education Col...

TABOR

April 25, 2018

Filed under 2018, Current Events, Features, Local, News, Politics, Ridge, Teachers

TABOR stands for the Taxpayer Bill of Rights. It was adopted as a constitutional amendment in Colorado in 1992, and though several other states have proposed the bill, none of them have adopted it. At its core, the legislatio...

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