Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning Tax Policy.
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 In its original form, the task force was scheduled to be repealed in 2020.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,...
During the 2021 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several measures related to election administration, election audits, ballot access, candidates and campaigns, and redistricting.
This memorandum provides an overview of constitutional and statutory changes affecting the ballot information booklet ("Blue Book"), newspaper publication of ballot titles and texts, and related statewide initiative policy since 1994.
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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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Article V, Section 1 (7.5), Colorado Constitution, and Section 1-40-124.5, Colorado Revised Statutes, require the Legislative Council Staff to prepare a ballot information booklet prior to each election in which a statewide issue appears on the ballot. The booklet's purpose is to provide voters...
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,...
This issue brief provides a summary of the federal legislation that was passed in response to the COVID‑19, or coronavirus, public health emergency.