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Colo. Republicans try to block tax break repeal

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter’s plan to eliminate about a dozen tax breaks to balance the state budget is off to a rocky start. Rep. Bob Gardner, a Republican from Colorado Springs, tried to block the tax breaks with a filibuster. Democrats retaliated by ruling him absent, forcing him to leave the committee… Continue Reading Colo. Republicans try to block tax break repeal