Senate Bill 17-267, enacted during the 2017 legislative session, changes many aspects of fiscal policy for the state. This issue brief summarizes the bill’s principal components.
This document accompanied the Legislative Council Staff presentation of the June 2017 economic and revenue forecast.
This issue brief discusses the vehicle emissions testing program in Colorado.
Presented to the Joint Transportation Committee on December 22, 2016.
Presented to the Joint Transporation Committee at its December 22, 2016, meeting.
Focus Colorado presents forecasts for the economy and state government revenue through FY 2018-19. 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,...
Economic Outlook for the U.S. and Colorado
The ongoing expansion in the U.S. economy is fueld by consumer contributions.
Public-private partnerships have become integral to developing infrastructure in Colorado and across the country. This issue brief describes public-private partnerships and summarizes public-private partnership law in Colorado.
This memorandum provides an overview of the recovery of damages for loss of use by rental vehicle companies and various state laws that prohibit or limit the recovery of these damages.
Where are we?
- 11.5% lower than the formula
- Local share falling or slowing
- State Education Fund close to depleted
- General Fund budget in cutting mode
How did we get here?
- Business cycle, demographic changes, and constitutional ...
Colorado receives annual payments from tobacco manufacturers as part of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. In April 2016, the state received $92.3 million. This memorandum presents the distribution of the 2016 payment and forecasts payments through 2019.
Colorado's transportation system is primarily managed by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Cities, counties, transit and transportation authorities, and the Public Utilities Commission have specific authority as well. The Transportation Commission provides direction to CDOT, a...
Submitted herewith, pursuant to House Bill 16-1031, is a research study of changes to the Colorado Transportation Commission districts since 1991. HB 16-1031, sponsored by Representative Terri Carver and Senator John Cooke, required the Legislative Council Staff, in cooperation with the Colorado...