Posts by Bell Policy Center Staff

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More Disastrous 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...

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In The Know: Douglas County Value Reduction

Why the move by Douglas County to reduce its property values didn't make sense and why the State Board of Equalization was correct in striking down the decision.

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In The Know: State Refunds

The way Coloradans get their state rebates is changing. But why is this money available and how is it calculated?

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Bill Tracker 2024

Stay up to date on important bills headed through the Colorado General Assembly during the 2024 session

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The Bell Launches Inaugural Bell Economic Mobility Fellowship ​

The Bell Policy Center has launched a fellowship program that will advance game-changing research and conversations intended to further economic mobility and equity in Colorado.

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Don’t Be Fooled: Initiative 50 is not the answer

Initiative 50 is the wrong direction for Colorado. It's the typical snake oil from the usual suspects.

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.