The Colorado Union of Taxpayers Pledge

CANDIDATE/LEGISLATOR PLEDGE

I  ________________________________ ,

Candidate/Representative for ____________________
hereby pledge to the Citizens of Colorado:

TABOR – to honor and uphold the spirit as well as the letter of TABOR.

New Taxes – to oppose any new net tax increase.

Spending Limit – to limit government spending to growth of Colorado population and inflation.

Tax Surplus – to support the refund of surplus taxes to the citizens of Colorado proportional to their contributions.

Prioritize Spending – to support prioritizing the budget by shifting spending from lower valued programs to the higher priorities, and not fund spending with new net taxes.

Education – to support educational alternatives such as parental choice to create competition and improve student results at a lower cost.

Privatize – to support privatization of government departments and functions to make them more efficient and less expensive.

Property Rights – to defend private property rights from “takings” by government or by regulation.

Payroll Deductions – to oppose unauthorized payroll deductions that are used for political purposes.

Petition Rights – to support the citizen’s right to petition with rules as non-restrictive as possible.

Signature: _________________________________________
Date:   ____________

Sponsored by: Colorado Union of Taxpayers, PO Box 1976, Lyons, CO 80540, REV 2024

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