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Colorado Politics: Republicans, Democrats diverge on use of TABOR refunds in special session on property tax relief

What will lawmakers tackle when they convene at the state Capitol on Friday for a three-day special session aimed at providing relief against soaring property taxes?

Under their proposal, the 23-member group would draw on the following people: House and Senate lawmakers with local government experience; the state’s property tax administrator; a local government expert appointed by one of the organizations that represents local government; a county assessor; someone with experience with special districts; county commissioners; school board representatives; and, five non-voting individuals representing several nonprofits, such as Colorado Concern, the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, realtors and building owners.

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