DENVER - When tax limit author Douglas Bruce spoke to Colorado bond dealers here recently, he asked how many thought the passage of Amendment 1 last month would cost them their jobs.

One man raised his hand. But while others may expect to keep working, most agree that life is going to be slow since issuers rushed out a near-record $4.7 billion of long-term debt before voters could approve the limits on state and local government Nov. 3.

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