Articles: Gov. Owens spells out Ref C spending in budget plan, What the press is saying about spending Ref C money, What the Ref D failure means for Ref C revenues, How deep the hurt? Restoring past budget cuts will cost millions, More praise for "tireless campaigners"
Jones, RichMcGregor, HeatherSpivey, DanielZeller, Laurie H.
Articles: What were voters thinking? Bell analyzes poll on Ref C & D results, Legislators look for best way to divide the Ref C pie, Bell releases new analysis pieces on revved-up web page, Legislators team with Bell to cover the state on Accountability Tour 2006
Hedges, CarolJones, RichMiller, AdrianRomero, GilZeller, Laurie H.
Articles: A user???s guide to the state budget process, Accountability Tour starts Saturday in Longmont, Update on Rainy Day Fund bills, JBC sets up textbook case for Ref C spending, Guest Commentary: Adjust the state???s spending limit
The Bell Policy Center is joining with the Colorado Children???s Campaign and the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute to size up the state???s needs for funding in key budget areas. ???We want to do good quality research first, and then use that information to lead a purposeful discussion, similar to the work we did building toward the passage of Referendum C,??? said Bell Policy Center President Wade Buchanan.
Weld County is growing faster than any other metropolitan area in the nation. Weld County is the third leading agricultural area in the nation, attracting an estimated 6,000 migrant workers every season. Rapid growth means a great demand is placed on the county???s health infrastructure.