The Medicaid Crisis and the Urgent Need for Reform

View a pdf of this document 922 kb pdf Executive Summary The federal debt now exceeds $14 trillion and continues to grow at a staggering pace with no end in sight. The record levels of debt have renewed the national conversation about the urgent need to get control of mandatory government spending obligations. The debate […]

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 Colorado’s Fiscal Policy

2006-2010: Kicking the can down the road Colorado has faced a near perpetual budget crisis since 2000, despite dramatic cumulative increases in government revenue in recent years 1. Additionally, the approval of Referendum C in 2005 allowed the state to keep an estimated $3.5 billion in additional General Fund revenue.2 When the recession began in […]

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