Comments on: Muniland’s marijuana math http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2014/01/31/munilands-marijuana-math/ Bridges, budgets, bonds Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:29:08 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: ARJTurgot2 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2014/01/31/munilands-marijuana-math/comment-page-1/#comment-2390 Sat, 01 Feb 2014 20:18:48 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=13455#comment-2390 A) I think you will find law enforcement is a fixed cost, especially drug related. They will simply find another looming threat. A decade ago meth labs ate the entire budget for salary increases.

B) I suspect you are far too good a reporter to really believe the tax money will go to drug hotlines. There is no way the legislature of Colorado can keep its hands off that money. A veto-proof Dem control will funnel it to K-12, a straight GOP control will drop taxes. By the time next year’s Long-Bill (budget) comes out, it will be distant history.

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