Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the School Start Time Interim Study Committee.
The Early Childhood and School Readiness Legislative Commission was created pursuant to Section 26-6.5-203, Colorado Revised Statutes. The purpose of this commission is to study issues related to early childhood and school readiness in order to improve the state’s early childhood policies.
Understanding the State Budget: The Big Picture
Each year, the General Assembly is tasked with balancing constitutional, statutory, and federal requirements with a host of other considerations, such as competing policy priorities, caseload pressures, and the health of the state’s economy...
The Colorado Constitution limits the amount of revenue, from most sources, that the state government and local governments are permitted to retain and spend or save. This memorandum presents information on this constitutional requirement and its administration at the state level.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Sales and Use Tax Simplification Task Force. ...
The financing of K-12 public education in Colorado over the past three decades has been affected by three constitutional amendments: the Gallagher Amendment, the TABOR Amendment, and Amendment 23. Combined with the results of key court cases, these amendments have created a complex educational...
Summary Report for the Alternatives to the Gallagher Amendment Interim Study Committee to the Legislative Council...
This report contains the final audited figures for state revenue retained under Referendum C in the 2005‑06 through 2016‑17 state fiscal years and preliminary numbers for the 2017‑18 and 2018‑19 state fiscal years. It also reflects the actions of the General Assembly and Governor in spending...
This memorandum provides information on five types of programs that provide property tax and/or rental cost relief to seniors.
Focus Colorado presents forecasts for the economy and state government revenue through FY 2020-21. Implications of the forecast for the state's General Fund budget and spending limit are described in the report's highlights and executive summary sections. The report is based on current law,...
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The General Assembly considered bills that modified the responsibilities of the Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR), clarified taxing requirements, and made changes to the tax remittance process.