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binoculars-954021_1280 Will we see the end of Medicaid as we know it? Let’s get right to it in this week’s Federal Budget Watch, thanks to our friends at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
Duck_Duck_Goose This policy is kind of like Duck, Duck, Goose, but with a nasty twist.
Screen Shot 2017-02-14 at 3.30.32 PM Colorado can show its support for all low-wage working Coloradans by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
gallagher video thumbnail We've made a short video explaining what has happened to funding for schools and other services in Colorado because of the collision between the Gallagher and TABOR amendments. Please take a look.
Screen Shot 2017-02-13 at 2.52.15 PM Limiting Colorado's revenue by the rate of consumer inflation and population growth sounds kind of economicky, right? We explain in three minutes why it's not.

Recent Reports

CFI Brief: The Pitfalls and Flaws in “Impacts of Increasing Colorado’s Minimum Wage”

September 9, 2016
A new brief from CFI Economist Chris Stiffler analyzes the many flaws in a study that claims increasing the minimum wage in Colorado will result in 90,000 lost jobs.

CFI Report: How ColoradoCare Would Affect Health Care Cost for Latinos and Immigrants

June 1, 2016
In June, CFI conducted an analysis of how health care costs for Latino and immigrant Coloradans would be affected under Amendment 69, also known as ColoradoCare.

GPI 2013 Update

May 16, 2016
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