AURORA | More development is officially coming to the land around Denver International Airport. Voters in Denver and Adams County approved ballot measure 1A by a landslide Nov. 3, with more than 78 percent of the electorate favoring the measure in both counties. The measure confirms an amended, intergovernmental agreement between Denver, Adams County and a […]
AURORA | Aurora voters today will decide a host of city council races, two school district boards and a variety of state and local ballot questions, including whether to allow the city to court a potential NASCAR racetrack expansion and whether to forego state pot tax refunds. For complete Aurora election issues with links to […]
When Aurora voters who live north of Colfax cast their ballots next week, those ballots will be counted with machines that may become the standard in Colorado.
In light of all that, however, Adams County’s greedy reach into pot shops in Aurora and other AdCo cities is too much, and the county must agree to stand down on the double-dipping tax scam
The ordinance comes on the heels of a legal challenge Aurora and two other cities lost in September against the newly enacted Adams County recreational marijuana sales tax.
For Aurora, it’s not a terrible deal. If Denver pulls this off, Aurora gets money for free courtesy of Denver taxpayers, and it could, in theory, create some excitement in what is now nothing but a handful of chain restaurants, car parking lots and business hotels along Peña Boulevard
AURORA | Aurora and two other cities lost a legal challenge last week against the newly enacted Adams County recreational marijuana sales tax. Adams County District Court Judge F. Michael Goodbee issued the ruling Wednesday, Sept. 23, finding that Adams County “has the statutory authority to enact, collect, and enforce a retail marijuana sales tax […]
AURORA | Aurora made the right move this week in trying to thwart an unfair and illegal tax on city pot shops that also happen to be inside Adams County. City lawmakers tentatively approved a measure that effectively stops the county from collecting a 3-percent levy on every pot shop in the county. The tax […]
AURORA | City Council is poised to escalate its fight over marijuana sales tax with Adams County during Monday night’s study session, slated to begin at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Council members are expected to approve an ordinance for consideration at a future regular meeting that would amend the city’s tax code to not recognize “any […]
As public servants representing House District 35 and Senate District 21 in the Colorado legislature, we often meet with our community to learn about their concerns and their hopes and dreams. What we hear often is that they worry that they are one accident, one illness and one tragedy away from complete financial devastation because […]