CCLP logo       
June 17, 2011

The weekday Colorado news roundup is a collection of links to news reports from around the state on issues of interest to the Colorado Center on Law and Policy. Listing does not imply endorsement of the content.

To change the types of e-mail you receive, or to unsubscribe, click the link at the bottom of this message labeled "Update Profile/Email address."

If you appreciate the work of the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, please consider a donationto help continue our efforts.   

Visit us on Twitter,
@cofiscalpolicy, on our Facebook page, and at the Policy Matters blog.

Affordable housing getting  

harder to find  

Family economic security
The Denver Post: Colorado short of affordable rental housing, says state analysis
Colorado has a shortage of affordable rental housing, with nearly twice as many low-income families as the number of units available, a state analysis shows.
Also: Northern Colorado Business Report: Affordable housing getting harder to find

Fiscal policy
Denver Business Journal: State's budget challenges defy a 'simple' solution
In a time when many of us are searching for easy ways to find money to support our families and communities, it's surprising Fred Holden of the Independence Institute thinks he's found a simple solution. In the past few years, many simple solutions have been proposed to Band-Aid our budget woes. Unfortunately though, simple solutions fall short when faced with reality. Editor's note: The piece is written by Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute Tax Policy Analyst Ali Mickelson. Full access is for subscribers only.

Health care
Vail Daily: Jobs cuts hit Vail hospital
Reductions in federal reimbursements force Vail Valley Medical Center to cut 22 jobs, $4.2 million.

Greeley Tribune: Riesberg appointed to health exchange committee
The committee will guide the implementation of the health care exchange mandated by federal health care reform legislation.

Colorado Center on Law and Policy
789 Sherman St.
Suite 300
Denver, Colorado 80203