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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Jan 24, 2017
In his Jan. 7 Denver Post op-ed, Jon Caldara crossed a new threshold in his criticism of public investment, claiming that tax revenues constitute “dark money.” Caldera seems intent upon sowing mistrust in our public institutions precisely at the time when state lawmake...
Jan 24, 2017
On Sunday, the Denver Post published my response to a column by Jon Caldara, a long-time voice against any public investment. (Click...
Jan 20, 2017
People in the middle class feel squeezed because of health costs. The cost conundrum is a leading driver of the federal health care debate. The reasons why people feel squeezed are complicated, but insurance costs are a big piece of the puzzle. In Colorado, costs have gone up most for people buying individual insurance, though many have had help wi...
Jan 20, 2017
"Ideas that Work” is our new project designed to tell the stories of Coloradans who come together to tackle problems that can’t be solved by individuals alone. We want you to submit your ideas. Read more for some examples of Ideas that Work....
Jan 18, 2017
Nearly half of Colorado’s private-sector workers — or about 754,000 people in their prime working years — have no retirement savings plan at work. Without easy access to retirement plans, many young workers put off saving until it’s too late, then have little to live on in their retirement years. Small improvements could make a big difference. Econ...

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