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Colorado: Governor Talks Transportation

At an event organized by the Northern Colorado Economic Alliance this week, Governor Hickenlooper said transportation and health care will be the priorities of the 2018 legislative session. He voiced frustration that no health care bills survived this year’s session and said if “we all don’t give a little” health care will suck the money… Continue reading Colorado: Governor Talks Transportation

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Loveland

Loveland: Council Allocates Sales Tax to Affordable Housing

Last week the City Council approved a resolution allocating 1.25 percent of the previous year’s sales tax – or about $500,000 -- to the affordable housing fund. The resolution includes a funding cap of $2 million to allow the accumulation of funds over time for matching or back -up grant funding for affordable housing projects… Continue reading Loveland: Council Allocates Sales Tax to Affordable Housing

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Loveland

Loveland: Tax Crusader Plans Initiative

Larry Sarner, who unsuccessfully challenged the City of Loveland regarding the constitutionality of creating and taxing the Downtown Development Authority, announced his intent to gather signatures for a ballot initiative to reform sales tax policies. Although he did not provide details, Sarner told the City Council the initiative would eliminate the sales tax on food… Continue reading Loveland: Tax Crusader Plans Initiative

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: Commissioners Place Arts, Culture and Science Tax Measure on Ballot

Larimer County voters will determine the fate of a proposed tenth-of-a-percent sales tax to fund arts, culture and science in Larimer County this November. Almost 12,000 signatures were submitted to the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder in July to support the measure. The Larimer County Commission formally approved the measure for the November ballot. The… Continue reading Larimer County: Commissioners Place Arts, Culture and Science Tax Measure on Ballot

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Larimer: Mental Health Measure Added to November Ballot

The Larimer County Commissioners voted to add a measure to the ballot asking voters to impose a quarter-cent sales tax to pay for a $20 million facility to house treatment for alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, and detoxification. If approved by voters, the tax (25 cents on a $100 purchase) would begin Jan. 1,… Continue reading Larimer: Mental Health Measure Added to November Ballot