Letters to the Editor
Help us make the CUT — support 60, 61 and 101
To fellow Taxpayers,
This fall, three initiatives — Proposition 101 and Amendments 60 and 61 will be on the ballot. The Colorado Union of Taxpayers supports these measures and we urge you to do the same. After reading each initiative closely, we believe it is clear to any rational person that these measures will be good for all of Colorado taxpayers and are worthy of support.
Many Coloradans are frustrated with the economy and the fee and tax increases by Governor Ritter and legislators. They are also suffering the consequences of earlier tax increases by Governor Owens’ administration. We share this frustration because we understand that in order to roll back and limit the scope of government in Colorado, we can count on neither Republicans nor Democrats.
Yes, these three issues are a direct reaction to poor treatment of taxpayers. This reaction is fully justified and will ultimately help create many new jobs in Colorado, while preserving local governments’ ability to provide police and fire protection and to educate our children.
Each one of these questions will result in far-reaching improvements to Colorado’s economy. When reading the measures please consider these impacts:
But don’t just take our word for it; read these initiatives yourselves. We think that you, too, will reach the same conclusion. If these three initiatives pass, the result will be many new jobs to our state and restoration of state government to once again be “of the people, by the people and for the people”.
We need your support to pass these measures because each one reverses an unconstitutional attack on the Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights. Please join us in supporting Proposition 101 and Amendments 60 and 61.
Colorado Union of Taxpayers
Marty Neilson, President