Articles By Brian Eason

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The new Democratic majority in Colorado needs money for their ambitious agenda. Here’s where they could find it.

Colorado voters rejected tax increases but voted into office a slate of Democratic candidates promising big, and expensive, policies

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The millionaires who want to be governor of Colorado: Here’s what we know about their finances. And what we don’t.

Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton adopted Donald Trump's stance by not releasing their taxes amid questions about their personal wealth

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Unite America wants to upend the two-party system in Colorado. Their strategy doesn’t look like it will work.

A Colorado Sun analysis shows the effort to elect independents in Colorado is struggling, and even if successful, wouldn’t shift the power dynamic much

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Propositions 109 and 110 are all about how to pay for roads. They’re also about everything else.

The two options in front of voters can't even agree what the future of Colorado's transportation looks like, let alone how to fund it

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s school finance system is broken. Is Amendment 73 the answer?

A Colorado Sun analysis of U.S. Census and Colorado school finance data found that today’s system transfers wealth not from the rich to the poor, or from urban areas to rural, but seemingly at random -- and often to the benefit of the state’s wealthiest communities

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

PERA’s latest fix is stronger than the last one, but longer-living retirees, future downturns could still pose risk

One big assumption — the actual amount of unfunded liability — could have a $25 billion difference depending on the school of accounting thought applied.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Wages are up. Taxpayer refunds are back. 5 takeaways from Colorado’s fall revenue forecast.

Things are going well enough in Colorado's economy that forecasters are starting to predict risk of slowdowns and even recession by 2020