The Bell's analyses on 60, 61 and 101

  • Proposition 101 is intended to repeal Referendum C; establish new, much lower limits on state and local spending; reinstate the TABOR ratchet effect; and cut state and local public services by a total of more than $2 billion a year.
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  • Amendment 60 would amend the state Constitution to make sweeping changes to Colorado's property tax laws. These changes would significantly impact funding for public schools and local services.
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  • Amendment 61 would ban the use of any kind of debt by the state of Colorado and greatly limit the amount of debt issued by local governments. We believe Colorado would become the only state in the nation without authority to issue debt.
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