Posts by Josh Mantell

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Federal Funds Are Important: Why Colorado Needs Support Now More Than Ever

No state can prepare for an extraordinary event such as this, and that is where the federal government needs to step forward and support states, including Colorado.

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Mid-Session Legislative Update: Retirement, Health Care, Paid Family & Medical Leave

The Colorado legislature is approaching the midpoint of the 2020 session. Take a look at Part 2 of our mid-session series to learn about what is happening with retirement, health care, and paid family and medical leave.

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Mid-Session Legislative Update: Fiscal Policy, Taxes, & the Budget

The Colorado legislature is approaching the midpoint of the 2020 session. Take a look at Part 1 of our mid-session series to learn about what is happening on fiscal, tax, and budget issues.

Mid-Session Legislative Update: Education & Equity

The Colorado legislature is approaching the midpoint of the 2020 session. Take a look at Part 3 of our mid-session series to learn more about legislation regarding early childhood and postsecondary education.

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What Just Happened? We Can’t “Just Prioritize”

What do two new bills in the Colorado's state Senate say about our state's future funding choices? Nothing and everything.

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What Just Happened? 10 Opening Day Quotes & What They Mean

What just happened? A guide to deciphering opening day legislative speeches and what they mean for the session to come.

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6 Things to Know When Talking About Colorado Taxes

If you're trying to understand the issues underlying tax policy in Colorado, keep these six basics in mind.

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2020 Legislative Session: What You Should Know

The 2020 legislative session is upon us. Here is a preview of what to expect on the economic mobility front.

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Governor Polis’ 2020 Budget Proposal

Gov. Polis submitted his budget proposal to the state legislature that outlines his priorities for the next year. Here's what you need to know.

What 2020 Senate Candidates Aren’t Talking About… Yet

The candidates have staked positions on topics from climate change to gun control, but many other important issues still need to be addressed.