Links & resources on TABOR and fiscal policy

Colorado organizations
Colorado Center on Law and Policy
Promotes justice and economic security for lower income Coloradans through legislative, administrative and legal advocacy. Resources include information on the state budget, welfare reform, and healthcare.
The Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute
Research in support of adequate and fair fiscal policies that benefit all Coloradans. Excellent analysis of state budget issues, including TABOR. Available publications include: the State of Working Colorado, the Self-Sufficiency Standard, and Issue Briefs on issues from working immigrants to tobacco securitization.
Center for Research on the Colorado Economy, Colorado State University
The CRCE mission is to generate high quality economic research and analysis focused on contemporary economic issues facing Colorado's economy. This work will be available to and utilized by public and private sector decision makers at state, regional and local levels in Colorado.
Center for the Improvement of Public Management and the Center for Public-Private Sector Cooperation, University of Colorado at Denver,
The annual Mind of Colorado public opinion survey is a statewide survey of the values, attitudes, and opinions of Colorado registered voters. Provides public opinion data on a number of issues including TABOR and public confidence in government.
Center for Colorado Policy Studies, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs,
Nonpartisan, fact-based examination of the issues facing the Pikes Peak Region and Colorado. Information on growth, education policy and tax policy.
Education and Public Interest Center, University of Colorado at Boulder,
Sponsored by the CU Boulder School of Education addresses the information needs of individuals and groups interested in education policy in Colorado. State studies and reports are available on charter schools, testing, minority education and other topics.
Center for Tax Policy, University of Denver
Organization dedicated to the promotion of better state and local government through the formation of public tax policy. Detailed reports and information highlighting Colorado’s low tax burden and the effects of tax policy on a variety of important issues.
Institute for Public Policy Studies, University of Denver,
The Center for Public Policy and Contemporary Issues hosts conferences and disseminates information to decision-makers locally and nation-wide. Comprehensive public policy resource guide available online.
National organizations
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
The progressive “think-and-do tank” for ballot measure research and strategic campaign support. A resource for grassroots advocates seeking to pass issues of economic justice, environmental protection, expanded health care, quality public education, and much more. BISC uses the initiative process as a tool for achieving progressive policy goals and building broad political power in the states.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
A national policy organization working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.
Economic Policy Institute
A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy. Publishes the annual State of Working America Report.
The Independent Institute
Organization whose mission is to transcend the politicization and superficiality of public policy research and debate, redefine the debate over public issues, and foster new and effective directions for government reform.
OMB Watch
A nonprofit government watchdog organization working to promote open government, accountability, and citizen participation.
An excellent online news publication by the Pew Research Center that compiles a news report each weekday linking to the day’s top political and policy news in Colorado, along with national news stories and staff analysis of issues in statehouses in all states.