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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Feb 9, 2016
Colorado faces several fiscal challenges moving forward. Our tax system is inefficient and outdated, meaning it cannot keep pace with economic growth, an aging population, rising health costs or our education and workforce needs. The ability to modernize that system is limited by complicated and contradictory requirements i...
Jan 28, 2016
Testimony to Senate Education Committee   Thank you for the opportunity to present this testimony. I am Rich Jones, the director of policy and research with the Bell Policy Center. The Bell is a non-partisan, nonprofit research and advocacy organization founded on progressive values and dedicated to making Colorado a state of opportunit...
Jan 26, 2016
Testimony to the House Public Health Care and Human Services Committee Thank you for the opportunity to present this testimony. I am Rich Jones, the director of policy and research with the Bell Policy Center. The Bell is a non-partisan, nonprofit research and advocacy organization founded on progressive values and dedicated to making Colorad...
Jan 25, 2016
Testimony to the House Education Committee Thank you for the opportunity to present this testimony. I am Frank Waterous, senior policy analyst with the Bell Policy Center. The Bell is a non-partisan, nonprofit research and advocacy organization founded on progressive values and dedicated to making Colorado a state of opportunity for all. T...
Jan 21, 2016
Comments to the Colorado Workforce Development Council/State Plan Team   Thank you for the opportunity to present this public comment. I am Frank Waterous, senior policy analyst with the Bell Policy Center. The Bell is a non-partisan, nonprofit research and advocacy organization founded on progressive values and dedicated to making Colorad...
Jan 20, 2016
Testimony to Senate Health and Human Services Committee Thank you for the opportunity to present this testimony. I am Rich Jones, the director of policy and research with the Bell Policy Center. The Bell is a non-partisan, nonprofit research and advocacy organization founded on progressive values and dedicated to making Colorado a state of op...
Jan 8, 2016
January 8, 2016  The Honorable Cynthia Coffman, Esq.  Attorney General of the State of Colorado  Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center  1300 Broadway, 10th Floor  Denver, CO 80203  Re: Master Plan of Conversion, Total Community Options, Inc, d/b/a InnovAge  Dear Attorney General Coffman:...
Dec 21, 2015
As Colorado’s economy continues on a moderate growth path, state revenues remain fairly stable. Today’s quarterly revenue forecasts from the legislature’s and governor’s ec...
Dec 9, 2015
Thank you Mr. Chair and members of the Board. My name is Frank Waterous, and I am a Senior Policy Analyst with the Bell Policy Center. The Bell is a non-profit, non-partisan policy, research and advocacy organization founded on progressive values and dedicated to helping all Coloradans get ahead and stay ahead. I appreciate the opportunity to pr...

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