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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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In The Know: Direct Care Workforce Stabilization Board

Learn how this board works to make recommendations to lawmakers on employment standards and market conditions.

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What to look for in the 2024-2025 Budget to Support Care

The Bell has long worked to ensure public funding for important services our communities need. The budget process is one...

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In The Know: State Reserves

Unlike many other states, Colorado does not have a “rainy day fund.” The state does have reserves that act as...

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Special Session Tracker 2023

Lawmakers are debated a range of issues at the Colorado General Assembly during their 2023 Special Session. This tracker focuses...

Timeline of Financial Empowerment in Colorado

A Recent Timeline of Financial Empowerment and Consumer Protection Wins in Colorado

A Recent Timeline of Financial Empowerment and Consumer Protection Wins in Colorado Colorado has a long history of enacting forward-looking,...

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Who Pays?

This two-part series explores the stark and complex differences in taxing across Colorado.

A magnifying glass focusing on local ballot measures, symbolized by numbered icons, examines these pivotal local ballot measures in detail.

Local Ballot Measures

A closer look at three measures up for a vote in the November election.