Tony Gagliardi

GAGLIARDI: The national impact of a Colorado court case 


Question of TABOR’s constitutionality could cause major reverberations

The Colorado Statesman

Who is in charge of the American republic?

A case out of the federal district court of Colorado could answer that question, if the Supreme Court takes the matter up next spring.

In 1992, Coloradans voted to amend their state constitution in order to impose restraints on their government’s power to tax and spend. The Colorado Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) has since given citizens the final say on new or increased taxes and spending.

GAGLIARDI: BIG ISN’T ALWAYS THE BEST

Shopping small can make a big difference

GUEST COLUMNIST

For the third consecutive month, NFIB’s Small Business Economic Trends report, a key economic benchmark used by Federal Reserve officials and congressional leaders, showed an increase in small-business optimism — a leading indicator of economic growth.