Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the School Start Time Interim Study Committee.
The committee was created pursuant to Part 16 of Article 3 of Title 2, Colorado Revised Statutes. The purpose of this committee is to oversee and review the prevention, mitigation, and financing of wildfire matters in Colorado.
This memorandum provides instructions and deadlines for proponents and other interested parties to submit fiscal impact estimates for proposed ballot measures to be heard by the Title Board. It also outlines the information that Legislative Council Staff must include in ballot measure fiscal...
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.
During the 2018 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to a variety of elections topics, including campaign finance, local elections, redistricting, and voter registration and voting.
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 Pension Review Commission. This commission was created pursuant to Article 51.1 of Title 24, Colorado Revised Statutes. The purpose of the commission is to study and review the two major pension plans in the state — the Fire and Police...
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Sales and Use Tax Simplification Task Force. ...
This issue brief outlines the types of projects and expenses defined as capital construction, the role of the Capital Development Committee (CDC) in overseeing the approval and implementation of capital projects, and funding for capital projects.
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...
Summary Report for the Water Resources Review Committee to the Legislative Council. The Water Resources Review...
This memorandum provides information on five types of programs that provide property tax and/or rental cost relief to seniors.
Economic Outlook for the U.S. and Colorado
The ongoing expansion in the U.S. economy is fueld by consumer contributions.
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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