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In The Know: Fees, Fines, and Add-Ons for Installment Loans

Add-on costs and fees are a growing concern for Coloradans and they're beginning to appear in more and more places. These additional charges quickly add up and exacerbate financial challenges for consumers.

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2024 State Budget Inadequacies in Colorado

This video series shows how pressing needs go unfulfilled in Colorado, despite being a state with a $1.8 billion budget "surplus."

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More Disastrous Colorado Ballot Questions

Conservative and anti-tax groups are planning disastrous 2024 ballot measures that could undermine property tax relief and have serious consequences for local and state budgeting.

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Setting the Record Straight on “Special Interests”

We explain how a recent report from the anti-tax Independence Institute is attempting to misconstrue income tax policy in Colorado.

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Introducing a New Take on Colorado’s Affordable Housing and Land Use Debates  

Bell Policy Center Fellow Robin Kniech introduces her research plans, including contributing reflections and case studies to Colorado’s debate on addressing the housing crisis through land-use reforms.

Research by Robin Kniech, Bell Policy Center Fellow 2023-24

Research by Robin Kniech, Bell Policy Center Fellow 2023-24

Research by Robin Kniech, Bell Policy Center Fellow 2023-24 Robin Kniech is developing a case study and narrative work around...

Introducing the 2023-2024 fellowships program participants.

Meet Our 2023-24 Fellows

Meet the Bell Policy Center's five Fellows and read their full biographies to learn about their work history, education, and life background.

Everything Starts with a Home

Affordable housing is intricately connected to pivotal kitchen table concerns, like education, health, and overall community stability.