Vote On Fees – Initiative 295 – In Signature-Gathering Phase.

Vote On Fees  – Initiative 295 – In Signature-Gathering Phase.

June 11, 2020

Colorado Rising State Action is working to end the Legislature’s practice of using enterprises and “fees” to avoid a vote of the people required under our Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights.

The executive director of Colorado Rising State Action, Michael Fields, said Initiative 295, which would go into state statute, is more important now than ever as the state grapples with $3.3 billion in budget cuts and looks to find new sources of revenues.

Senate Bill 20-215 is “a perfect example of them trying to go around TABOR to raise revenue by calling them fees,” Fields said. “Clearly, this is the move they are going to make, raising taxes by calling them fees.”

Read more at Complete Colorado.

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