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Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute

UPDATE: Education Funding Initiative Makes Ballot

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.25.2011 | Denver

Here's an understatement: a ballot initiative proposed by Colorado Senator Rollie Heath has ruffled some feathers in the blogo-sphere. UPDATE: C...

Colo. Fiscal Policy Institute Withdraws Tax-Increase Initiatives

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute withdrew a series of ballot initiatives on Monday aimed at establishing a graduated income tax. In early Februar...

Hammacher Joins Amazon In Taking Tax Frustrations Out On Affiliates

Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Another online retailer dropped affiliates in Colorado on Tuesday, following's lead, but it's looking unlikely the Legislature will repeal ...

Colorado Not Cashing In On Federal Funding

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado ranks as the third-lowest state in the nation in how much money it gets from federal programs based on census demographics. Tough eligibil...

The Real Story on Amazon and Colorado

Carol Hedges | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Carol Hedges

Amazon said that it did not intend to follow this new Colorado law. Instead of simply trying to reverse the law in courts, Amazon went a step further and needlessly fired all of its Colorado affiliates, apparently out of spite.

The State Budget Crunch and Colorado's Future

Rollie Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rollie Heath

"What kind of state do we want?" Finding answers that most Coloradans will agree with is quite a challenge. We must consider the costs of inaction along with the costs of action.

Colorado TABOR Overturn Sought For 2011 Election Cycle

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As lawmakers struggle to balance the state budget, a wide spectrum of civic groups are quietly meeting to try to find long-term fiscal solutions -- wh...

Civil Discourse Is Alive and Well ... in Colorado

Carol Hedges | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Carol Hedges

We've come a long way from Tocqueville's engaged America. I am happy to report, however, that thoughtful, respectful and civil discourse still thrives in the great state of Colorado.

Colorado Budget: Group Rallies Against Cuts Outside State Capital

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

People upset by the latest round of budget cuts in Colorado are rallying at the state Capitol. The Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute is one of the grou...

Medicaid Cuts Could Lock Out Low-Income Patients: Colorado Doctors

Denver Business Journal | Ed Sealover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Concerns are arising over whether cuts to the Medicaid reimbursement rate in Colorado will drive some medical providers to stop accepting low-income p...