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Polis signs bills to reduce property taxes, delay gas fees

Gov. Jared Polis signed several pieces of legislation into law on Monday, among them bills to reduce property taxes and delay gas fees for Colorado residents. The bills are some of the... Read more »

States Have Yet to Spend Hundreds of Millions of Federal Dollars to Tackle Covid Health Disparities

The Biden administration in March 2021 announced it was investing $2.25 billion to address covid health disparities, the largest federal funding initiative designed specifically to help underserved communities hardest hit by the virus. Two... Read more »

Newsom unveils $18.1 billion relief package to address inflation

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a $18.1 billion dollar relief package on Thursday to address rising inflationary costs by leveraging the state’s budget surplus. The package, introduced a day before Newsom is set... Read more »

Polis, Democratic lawmakers tout legislative achievements after session ends

Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers touted their legislative achievements during a press conference on Thursday, one day after the session ended. Lawmakers said their focus for the legislative session was to “save people... Read more »

Inflation slowed in April, but prices continued their steady increase

Inflation continued its steady rise in April, when the Consumer Price Index increased 8.3% over last year, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For the month,... Read more »

Polis signs record $36.5B budget into law

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday signed Colorado’s budget bill, which outlines the state’s record-high $36.5 billion budget for the next fiscal year.  The bill increases spending on K-12 education, housing, and behavioral... Read more »

Colorado leaders react to leaked Supreme Court draft decision overturning Roe

Colorado leaders reacted this week to a leaked draft decision from the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the landmark decision Roe v. Wade, which established a constitutional right to abortion.  The report on the leaked draft... Read more »

Gov. Polis opposes proposed charter school federal grant changes

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has publicly and loudly opposed proposed changes to federal rules that could make it harder for charter schools to get start-up grants. Polis, a Democrat who founded a charter... Read more »

Polis signs universal preschool bill into law

Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill on Monday to implement a statewide universal preschool program. House Bill 22-1295 outlines the operations of the newly-created Department of Early Childhood (DEC), which will oversee the... Read more »

Democrats propose $400 TABOR refunds to taxpayers months before election

Over three million Colorado taxpayers will receive $400 refunds under a plan announced by Democrats on Monday. The refunds must come under the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR), the constitutional amendment passed... Read more »