Highlights from a year of advancing justice and economic security for all Coloradans
• The Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute played a major role in defeating Amendment 60, Amendment 61 and Proposition 101, tax-cutting ballot measures that would have badly damaged economic opportunity for Colorado families. Details on page 2.
• The Health Care Program led a coalition of advocates, providers and other groups in implementing national health care reform, and helped defeat Amendment 63, a measure seeking to undermine reform. Details on page 3.
• The Family Economic Security Program helped pass laws that support economic independence such as a measure shifting rules for child care assistance to provide families uninterrupted participation for up to a year. Details on page 4.
• The Litigation Program achieved a major settlement with state agencies, requiring the state to meet benchmarks for improving the timeliness of processing public benefits applications. Details on page 3.