By Marianne Goodland
Legislative reporter 

House Republicans walk out in final days of session over HB 1311


The Colorado General Assembly wrapped up its 2023 work on Monday, May 8, after 120 days of what’s been called one of the most contentious sessions in recent memory.

The last day was capped by a walk-out by House Republicans over the rush by Democratic lawmakers to pass two bills introduced in the session’s final days and tied to escalating property tax hikes.

Senate Bill 303 would take a portion of TABOR refunds for the next 10 years to pay for property tax relief. The bill creates a ballot measure in November, Proposition HH, that would ask voters for permission to raise the state’s TABOR lim...

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