May 15, 2024 - News

Mile Highlights: Governor signs TABOR, tax bills

Photo illustration of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis with lines radiating from him.

Photo Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios; Photo: Aaron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images

πŸ’° Gov. Jared Polis signed into law yesterday new TABOR refund mechanisms, a property tax overhaul and other measures to reduce the tax burden on lower-income families, John reports.

🏠 Denver is adding $12 million to its rental assistance program through nonprofit partners as it responds to rising evictions. (Denver Gazette πŸ”‘)

🚩 Two Black Denver elementary students were targeted by a racist tirade from an anonymous person who "Zoom-bombed" the public comment portion of Denver City Council's meeting Monday night. (Westword)

🚨 10 more pro-Palestinian protesters were cited for trespassing and disturbing the peace Monday after the group would not leave an Auraria Campus building. (Denver Post πŸ”‘)

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