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Colorado Senate Passes Bills Eliminating Tax Breaks

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The Colorado Senate gave initial approval to a package of bills removing tax breaks on candy, soda, software, junk mail and other items Monday night.

After more than 11 hours of debate on the bills Monday, the Senate approved the package just before 11:30 p.m. and only after a last-minute partisan dust-up nearly led to an all-night filibuster. The Senate started on the measures Friday, debating them for four hours.

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