Click on the link for the Bell's video companion to Colorado's Budget: In Plain Talk.
The companion follows the narrative of the video and adds further information with simple charts and descriptions. For presentations, the companion goes step-by-step through information in the video to help lead a discussion. It also has useful discussion questions and FAQs to add to the conversation.
We're looking to spark a good conversation – on the state budget.
After three years of cutbacks, after cutting K-12 and higher education, after closing state parks and prisons, more and more Coloradans are asking questions about state finances and our fiscal challenges.
We think Coloradans want to talk about the state budget.
By Scot Kersgaard The Colorado Independent (Also posted on The American Independent)
Now that this year's legislative session is safely behind us, maybe it's time to talk about the state budget. That, anyway, seems to be the premise behind a video released today by the Bell Policy Center and ProgressNow Colorado.
The six-minute animated video bills itself as a plain-English introduction to Colorado's budget-where the money comes from and where it goes.