Bar chart depicting the effective state and local tax rates by income group for the year 2015, showing a "Double Whammy" trend with higher rates for lower incomes and vice versa.

Proposition 116 is a Double Whammy

Proposition 116 will give a big tax cut to the wealthy while causing all Coloradans to lose significantly more in state services.

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Actionable Agenda for the Future of Work & Learning

When implemented, these changes can lead to better outcomes for Coloradans who have been historically disadvantaged, while also helping build a workforce that is better prepared, more resilient, and more responsive to future needs.

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COVID-19’s Impact on Colorado’s Budget: Important Takeaways

After reviewing Colorado's economic forecast, here are five key takeaways from COVID-19's impact on the state budget.

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Aurora Workers Benefited by Minimum Wage Increase

We estimate the current proposal will benefit 30,000 workers in 2021 and over 68,000 by 2027.

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Colorado UI Update: September 10

Examining UI claims helps us see COVID's specific impacts across demographics, allowing us to build the tailored economic response we need for a strong recovery.

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