If passed, Proposition FF will provide free meals to all K–12 students within participating districts. It will also increase wages for school food preparation workers and subsidize the use of Colorado-grown and produced food.
If passed by voters this fall, Denver’s citizen initiated Ordinance 305, “No Eviction Without Representation” would levy a new tax on landlords, of $75 per residential rental unit, to fund universal tenant legal representation for those facing an eviction or threat of eviction in the city.
To address the unit production shortfall, Proposition #123 has qualified for the ballot, requesting that Coloradans dedicate 1/10th of 1% of federal taxable income from the State’s General Fund to create Colorado’s first statewide voter initiated affordable housing fund.
Despite the complexity of the issues surrounding motor vehicle theft, there is a crystal-clear trend in the Centennial state. Theft rates continue to rise, and Colorado maintains its unenviable distinction as the number one state in America for car theft. CSI Criminal Justice Fellows Mitch Morrissey and George Brauchler explore the data and trends through the first six months of 2022.
The cost of housing in Colorado—and particularly the Denver metro area—has made the state an increasingly expensive place to live. Since 2015, the price of housing in metro Denver has exceeded the U.S. average, hindering its regional competitiveness.
Housing affordability remains a top issue facing Coloradans. With rising inflation, supply chain disruptions, workforce shortages, and complex land-use regulations, the outlook for housing development in the state looks bleak.