In The Know: Fees, Fines, and Add-Ons for Installment Loans

Add-on costs and fees are a growing concern for Coloradans and they're beginning to appear in more and more places. These additional charges quickly add up and exacerbate financial challenges for consumers.

2024 Budget Inadequacies

This video series shows how pressing needs go unfulfilled in Colorado, despite being a state with a $1.8 billion budget "surplus."

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.

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.

Everything Starts with a Home

Affordable housing is intricately connected to pivotal kitchen table concerns, like education, health, and overall community stability.

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.

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?

In The Know: Direct Care Workforce Stabilization Board

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

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...

Special Session Tracker 2023

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