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Prop 117 is Bad for Colorado’s Democracy

Proposition 117 would allow dark money and special interests to distort the issues in a way that would hurt the democratic process.

Questions We’ve Gotten About 2020 Ballot Measures

Given how critical many of the 2020 ballot questions are to the future of Colorado, we decided to answer some of the more common questions we've heard about the issues.

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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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Colorado UI Update: October 1

UI numbers through August continue to show the disproportionate economic impact of this virus on Black and American Indian workers.

Proposition 116 is a Double Whammy

Proposition 116 will give a big tax cut to the wealthy while causing all Coloradans to lose significantly more in state services.

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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.

Aurora Workers Benefited by Minimum Wage Increase

We estimate the current proposal will benefit 30,000 workers in 2021 and over 68,000 by 2027.

Colorado UI Update: September 10

Examining UI claims helps us see COVID's specific impacts across demographics, allowing us to build the tailored economic response we need for a strong recovery.

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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.

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Over 50 Organizations Urge Gov. Polis to Oppose Prop 116

Prop 116 is an income tax cut that would flow primarily to the wealthiest Coloradans and be paid for with severe cuts in our state budget. Several organizations across the state urge Gov. Polis to oppose it.