December 8, 2004
Bill of Rights?
While the People's Legislature will focus primarily on structural changes needed to regain our democracy, the idea of the so-called Taxpaper's Bill of Rights is a process issue as well. Will we, by constitutional amendment, simply eliminate the role of the Legislature in making policy and paying for those policies?
If you are curious about how TABOR would impact Wisconsin, read the article by Jacob Herrera, "Colorado on my mind." The People's Legislature cannot, in my view, ignore this looming threat. But, who knows. That is why it is the "People's" Legislature.
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