The November ballot measure to reduce every worker’s income taxes is getting endorsements from some heavy-hitting Republican leaders.
Former Gov. Bill Owens and former U.S. Sen. Hank Brown endorsed Proposition 116 as a win for taxpayers by reducing the flat rate from 4.63% to 4.55%, Complete Colorado reports.
“Colorado taxpayers deserve some help as we pull ourselves and our economy out of this recession,” Brown said. “Prop 116 helps offset all the tax increases the legislature has passed without going to voters by calling them ‘fees.’”
Owens agreed the measure is needed now more than ever to get the state’s economy moving again.
The economy our current governor, Jared Polis, shut down because masks weren’t as effective the first three months of COVID-19 like they are now, or something.
Also supporting passage of Prop 118 are Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez, Independence Institute President Jon Caldara and state Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg of Sterling.