November 2019 Ballot Guide

It’s that time again: This November, Coloradans have some big decisions to make. The Bell's recommendations and analysis are here to help.

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Two-Generation Approaches Are Critical to Colorado’s Success

Listening to the challenges of student parents is a reminder that Colorado cannot advance the outcomes of children if it cannot help parents overcome barriers to their own advancement.

What 2020 Senate Candidates Aren’t Talking About… Yet

The candidates have staked positions on topics from climate change to gun control, but many other important issues still need to be addressed.

2020 Policy Proposals: K-12 Education

Democratic presidential hopefuls are sharing their plans to do more for K-12 education. How does Colorado factor in?

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Elder Abuse Interventions & Enhanced Multidisciplinary Initiative in New York

To support our collective financial security, Colorado can learn from an innovative and collaborative program being implemented in New York to address elder abuse.

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2020 Policy Proposals: Harris, Warren, & Booker on Housing

Renting and homeownership have become more expensive in Colorado than any other time in our history. How will the 2020 Democratic candidates address it?

2020 Policy Proposals: Child Care & Early Childhood Education

Democratic presidential candidates are focused on child care. What are they proposing and what has Colorado already done to help families?

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2020 Policy Proposals: Sanders on Long-Term Care

The way older Coloradans pay for long-term services and supports isn't working. Sen. Bernie Sanders thinks there's a way to fix that.

2020 Policy Proposals: Working Family Tax Credits

The programs once championed by Republican presidents and Republican congresses have become the staple of 2020 Democratic presidential proposals.

What is debrucing?

What is Debrucing?

Debrucing allows governments to retain all of the revenue it collects and put it toward important services and programs Coloradans rely on.

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