Recent Research Common Sense Institute Releases 2020 Ballot Guide Sep 30, 2020 | 2020 Press Releases, Featured, Press Releases, Recent ResearchDenver, CO – To help navigate the ballot, Common Sense Institute has released the 2020 Ballot Guide. Proposition 118: How Will It Affect Your Bottom Line? Sep 23, 2020 | 2020 Research, Health Care, Proposition 118, Recent ResearchRun your own inputs through the Colorado Paid Family and Medical Leave Model to project a broad range of fiscal and individual results. Amendment B: The Inherent Tradeoffs in Amendment B Sep 16, 2020 | 2020 Research, Measure SCR 001, Recent Research, Taxes This November, Colorado voters will be asked to approve or reject a proposed reform of the state’s property tax system through a repeal of the Gallagher Amendment of 1982. The Price of Higher Education in Colorado Aug 5, 2020 | 2020 Research, Education, Recent ResearchThe costs for Colorado residents to obtain a degree at a university or college within the state is only getting more expensive, as tuition and fees have far outpaced inflation and most other consumer items. $4 Billion in New Taxes and Fees on the Table Jun 10, 2020 | 2020 Research, Recent Research, TaxesA series of legislative proposals and proposed ballot measures would impose billions of dollars of higher taxes and fees on a state economy that’s struggling to restart after the COVID-19 shutdown. Impacts of Colorado Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Insolvency Jun 9, 2020 | 2020 Research, COVID-19, Economic Development, Recent ResearchThe Unemployment Insurance trust fund, from which unemployment benefits are paid, stands to go insolvent soon—likely before the end of June. The Economic Impacts of Oil and Gas Setback Ballot Measures in Colorado: A Historical Review May 20, 2020 | 2020 Research, Energy, Recent ResearchThis report examines the projections of past oil and gas setback studies and how they can be applied to future analysis in response to 2020 ballot measures. The Colorado Option Plan: Modeling the Impacts of Government Price Controls in Health Care May 7, 2020 | 2020 Research, Health Care, Recent ResearchIn this study, we explore how the introduction of a new government-controlled health plan would impact the state’s healthcare system and the overall state economy. Putting Students First: Strategies to Mitigate the COVID Slide Apr 28, 2020 | 2020 Research, C19 Studies, Education, Recent ResearchExperts are urging state officials and policymakers to start planning now to reduce the effects of the COVID Slide. Is Colorado’s Budget Ready for a Recession? Apr 15, 2020 | 2020 Research, C19 Studies, Recent Research, Research, State BudgetColorado’s Revenue Outlook Has Rapidly Changed from Record Highs to a Potential $3 Billion Shortfall.