The state incurs wildfire-related expenditures in several departments for various activities including wildfire prevention, preparedness, mitigation, suppression, and recovery. These activities are not explicitly broken out in the state budget and are spread across various line items in...
This memorandum provides information on state tax expenditures for renewable energy resources. State tax expenditures include individual and corporate income tax credits, deductions, and exemptions, and sales and use tax exemptions. Renewable energy resources include solar, wind, geothermal,...
Summary report for the Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning Tax Policy & Task Force.
The Sales and Use Tax Simplification Task Force (task force) was originally created in 2017 pursuant to House Bill 17-1216. In its original form, the task force was scheduled to be repealed in 2020. However,...
Summary report for the Transportation Legislation Review Committee.
This memorandum summarizes legislative efforts since 2017 to control prescription drug prices. It includes information on both bills that failed as well as those that became law.
This report contains the final audited figures for state revenue retained under Referendum C in the 2005‑06 through 2019‑20 state fiscal years and preliminary numbers for the 2020‑21 and 2021‑22 state fiscal years. It also reflects the actions of the General Assembly and Governor in spending...
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During the 2021 legislative session, the General Assembly passed numerous measures related to the liquor, gaming, and marijuana industries.
The senior homestead property tax exemption became available beginning in property tax year 2002, following voter approval of Referendum A in the 2000 General Election. The number of seniors claiming the exemption has grown over time, from 123,326 qualifying seniors in tax year 2002, to 262,130...
While the General Assembly heard a number of transportation bills during the 2021 legislative session, this summary focuses on Senate Bill 21‑260, which provides for changes to the organization and funding of...
The Appropriations Report summarizes the final action of the General Assembly and the Governor on the budget and other legislation passed during the previous legislative session that contained an appropriation of moneys.
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