Overview of Colorado Workforce Development Programs
This memorandum provides a summary of various workforce development programs in Colorado.
Home Modification Tax Credit
Report No. 2023-TE1
Overview of Colorado Economic Development Programs and Incentives
This memorandum provides an overview of programs that are designed to provide a boost to Colorado's economy, including incentivizing businesses to locate in Colorado, expand their Colorado-based workforce, or otherwise grow their Colorado business operations. This memorandum does not include...
Vacancies in Elected Offices
This memorandum provides an overview of the process to fill vacancies in various elected offices at the federal, state, and local levels. A vacancy in an elected office occurs when an office holder resigns or dies during his or her elected term. A vacancy may also occur when an elected...
Summary of 2022 Labor and Employment Legislation
The General Assembly considered several measures related to labor and employment during the 2022 legislative session, including numerous bills on workforce development, as well as bills on wage theft, non-compete agreements, and whistleblower protection, among others.
Minors' Medical Records and Consent to Care (22-10)
This issue brief provides an overview of minors’ rights to deny others access to medical records under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and Colorado state law. It also discusses state law pertaining to the ability of minors to consent to...
2021 and 2022 Behavioral Health Legislation
The opioid epidemic, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the rise of homelessness strained Colorado’s behavioral health system. This memorandum covers the actions the Colorado General Assembly has taken to strengthen Colorado’s behavioral health care system, including creating the Behavioral Health...
2022 Statewide Health Care Review Committee Final Report
Pursuant to Section 10-16-221, Colorado Revised Statutes, the Statewide Health Care Review Committee was created to study health care issues across the state.
Transportation Handbook (2022)
Colorado's transportation system consists of the state highway system, county and municipal roads, mass transit, airports, railroads, and bicycle and pedestrian routes. The system is primarily managed by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Cities, counties, transit authorities,...
Overview of Behavioral Health Administration (22-06)
The health care system frequently distinguishes between physical and behavioral health. Physical health refers to the condition of the body. Behavioral health refers to the condition of cognitive processing systems. Behavioral health services include, among others: individual and group therapy...
Regional Trends in Labor Force and Employment During the Pandemic Recovery
This memorandum highlights regional and sectoral differences in Colorado’s labor market and employment recovery from the pandemic‑induced recession, including in labor force, job openings, and employment.
Marijuana Related Tax Expenditures
Report No. 2022-TE37
Summary of 2022 Health Care and Health Insurance Legislation
The General Assembly adopted several measures during the 2022 legislative session related to health care and health insurance.
Summary of 2022 Behavioral Health Legislation
During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to behavioral health, including several bills recommended by Behavioral Health Transformational Task Force to address gaps in the continuum of care using federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, as well...
Summary of 2022 Professions and Occupations Legislation
During the 2022 legislative session, the Colorado General Assembly considered several measures concerning professions and occupations including health care professionals, sunrise and sunset reviews, and employment and licensure.
Insurance Premium Tax Credit for Contributions to the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange
Report No. 2022-TE28
Summary of 2022 Business and Economic Development Legislation
During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly passed numerous bills related to general business issues and economic development initiatives.
Summary of 2022 Local Government Legislation
During the 2022 legislative session the General Assembly considered legislation related to special districts, local government administration, boards and commissions, funding, and firefighting assistance.
Summary of 2022 Agriculture Legislation
During the 2022 legislative session, the Colorado General Assembly considered measures related to agriculture, including wildlife and conservation, workforce, the Colorado State Fair, and other agriculture‑related topics.
Special District Elections
This memorandum provides information about special district elections in Colorado. Specifically, it provides an overview of special district elections and the times at which special district elections are conducted. Also included are an overview of special districts generally and a table of...
Catastrophic Health Insurance Deduction
Report No. 2022-TE15
Medical Savings Account Deductions
Report No. 2022-TE16
Long-Term Care Insurance Credit
Report No. 2022-TE17
Irrigation Districts in Colorado
This memorandum provides information about irrigation districts in Colorado. Specifically, it discusses the current irrigation districts, the powers and duties of irrigation districts, and how those powers and duties compare to those of special districts.