January 26, 2016 DENVER— A 2,000-foot statewide setback for oil and gas wells could result in slower economic growth for Colorado’s economy and state revenue, according to a study commissioned by the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, the Denver South Economic Development Partnership and the Common Sense Policy Roundtable. The study, based on commodity […]
By Brian Lewandowski, Associate Director, Business Research Division, Leeds School of Business The July state jobs report was released today, with the preliminary numbers showing a month-over-month increase in employment (2,400 jobs, 0.1%) and an upward revision (2,800 jobs) to the July estimates. According to data from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) […]
In the second quarter of this year, Common Sense Policy Roundtable (CSPR) continued our work on numerous issues affecting Colorado’s economy. Since CSPR released a series of studies on the impacts of oil and gas development in 2014, the industry has gone through a significant downturn. Large price declines and uncertain production volumes have made […]
By Brian Lewandowski, Associate Director, Business Research Division, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder The April jobs report was released for Colorado today, with the preliminary numbers showing a month-over-month increase in employment (4,200 jobs, 0.2%) and an upward revision to the March estimates. According to data from the Colorado Department of Labor […]
June 30th, 2015 Denver – Earl Wright, Chairman of the Board of Common Sense Policy Roundtable, (CSPR), announced today that Heidi Ganahl, Founder and CEO of Camp Bow Wow, joined the Board of Directors. “Heidi is a highly successful entrepreneur,” said Wright. “Her boundless energy and fresh ideas will be instrumental as we continue our […]
May 18th, 2015 Denver -Earl Wright, Chairman of the Board of Common Sense Policy Roundtable (CSPR), announced today that long-time Colorado philanthropist Charlie McNeil joined the Board of Directors. “Charlie has a wealth of experience in the energy, mining, and power industries,” said Wright. “That experience will be invaluable to CSPR as we continue our […]
Dear Friend, Common Sense Policy Roundtable (CSPR) continues to create economic impact studies separating facts from fiction. CSPR’s goal is to be the go-to fiscal policy think tank for Colorado’s economic future.
The Denver Post guest commentary article about standardized testing in Colorado schools
The Daily Sentinel reports on Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) long term issues.
The Greeley Tribune reports on the study released in January by the Business Research Division of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder about the economic impact of production curtailments in the oil and gas industry in Colorado.