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Axios Denver: Property tax relief battle in Colorado moves to the ballot

The ink is barely dry on the much-hyped Democratic property tax relief package, but a campaign is underway to discredit the legislation and push forward with competing ballot measures.

Why it matters: The opposition undercuts claims from Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic leaders that the legislation is a grand compromise and sets up another high-stakes ballot fight that could upend the state’s $41 billion budget.

The legislation — crafted with the help of the Colorado Chamber of Commerce — was intended to negate the ballot measures, but the advocates behind it, including the influential business organization Colorado Concern, still plan to move forward with them.

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