Posts by Bell Policy Center Staff

Measuring Adequacy: Funding & State Services

When it comes to funding state services, how much revenue is enough? In this brief, the Bell & Colorado Fiscal Institute team up to answer that question.

Colorado’s Revenue Base – 2023 Update

New data & insights on Colorado's tax revenue base, focusing on K-12 funding, and assessing whether our state is prepared for future recessions.

Responding to Crime in Colorado: A Focus on Economic Mobility and Community- Based Solutions

This report examines community-based initiatives working to reduce crime in Colorado and advance economic mobility for justice system-impacted individuals.

Jan. 2023 Polling on a Fairer Tax Code

New polling shows Coloradans strongly favor increased public funding for key priorities and overwhelmingly support a fairer tax system.

Inflation and Colorado’s Middle Class

This three-part series explains what inflation is, it's root causes, and the specific impacts it has on the budgets of Colorado's residents and government.

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2022 Colorado Ballot Guide

As November elections approach, the Bell's 2022 Colorado Ballot Guide is here to voters navigate the impacts each measure will have on our state.

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Gas Prices in Colorado

We explore the cost drivers associated with gasoline, and how globally high oil prices are impacting the everyday lives of Coloradans.

2022 Legislative Session Recap

With the 2022 legislative session at its end, we look back at the various storylines that emerged, the progress made, and what remains to be done.

Property Tax Resources

Recently published resources to give legislators, press, and public the information they need to make informed decisions on property taxes in Colorado.

One minute on Colorado’s Budget

View our full budget breakdown below.