PROSPER

A Deadly Combo: GOP Tax Plan Meets PROSPER

More than ever, Coloradans need their elected officials to act responsibly, rather than gambling hard-working students’ opportunity to earn a good life.

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If Oregon Can Help Workers Save for Retirement, So Can Colorado

As Oregon leads the way, Colorado should take note: Our state's retirement crisis is a problem we can solve if we work together to find solutions.

Taxman Podcast

About That “Taxman” Podcast…

"The Taxman" podcast by CPR is a Rorschach test: For those who know about TABOR’s perils, it affirms their opposition, and to those who support it, the piece serves to strengthen their view of anti-tax activists.  

TABOR

Key 2018 Colorado Budget Takeaways

Colorado’s growth will only translate into inclusive prosperity for all Coloradans when we are able to beat back the voices insisting we do more with less.  

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Coalition Event Spotlights Predatory Student Loan Servicers

The concerns raised during this event are just part of the student debt crisis, but they play a significant role in the financial futures of student borrowers.

Reform of Overtime Rules Blocked

This means fewer salary workers will be paid overtime for the work they do beyond 40 hours per week, making it harder for lower- and moderate-income workers to get ahead.

Student Debt Dashes Hopes for Homeownership

New data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows those with student loan debt are less likely to own a home in their early thirties than those who didn't take on as much debt. 

Robots: Where They Are & What To Know

A recent Denver Post article points to the role robots play in Colorado and poses an important question as we move toward an age of automation: Will robots replace us?

Will Self-Driving Cars Kill Colorado Jobs?

As more automated vehicles hit the road, what does this mean for those who drive for a living? 

Beware the Big-Number Boogeyman

Too often, Colorado’s most extreme conservatives use these oversimplified statements as if they are some kind of thunderclap in the raging debate over our state’s finances. It's a particular line of attack I call the “Big-Number Boogeyman” argument. 

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