Colorado House Approves Measure to Bar Use of Sales Tax for New Toll Lanes

Colorado Politics (a Colorado Springs Gazette website) reports that the state House has given initial approval to HB 1242, which includes an amendment to bar the state from using sales tax revenue that voters approve in a referendum for building new toll lanes. The website quotes Representative Diane Mitsch Bush, chair of the House Transportation Committee, as saying “toll lanes could still be built, but the sales tax won’t pay for them.”