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Tax Credits for Working Families

Targeted tax credits are important parts of supporting working families. Here are is some information about two of the biggest ones.

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Tax Contributions of Undocumented Immigrants

If 10% of undocumented immigrants left Colorado, the state would lose $23.8 million in federal taxes and $12.4 million in state and local taxes.

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New Report: Economic Mobility for Colorado’s Low-Income Families

A new report shows how intentional state spending can work to better support Coloradans' economic mobility and move families into the middle class.

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Key Budget Takeaways for this Session

An analysis on how the Joint Budget Committee balanced the budget during the 2020 session and how that impacted Coloradans and key programs and services.

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The Future of Work: COVID-19’s Impact on Women

In our new brief, we build on previous research and examine many of the ways women have fared over the course of the pandemic.

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2020 Ballot Guide: Analysis & Recommendations

With 11 statewide measures on Colorado's ballot this year, the Bell Policy Center's 2020 Ballot Guide provides expert analysis and in-depth recommendations for voters.

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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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Race, Taxes, & Colorado’s Regressive Tax Codes

Through new analysis, we hope to use further data to examine how Colorado can develop a fair tax code that provides adequate funding for public investment as well as ensures tax codes are designed in an equitable manner.

Colorado Budget COVID 19

Lasting Damage: COVID-19’s Toll on Colorado’s Strapped State Budget

This in-depth blog outlines the economic conditions that are forcing false choices and deep cuts that will lead to lost opportunities for Coloradans, exacerbate and increase inequities, and lead to future costs far greater than those of prevention.

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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.