This paper examines the effects of the state enterprise zone program in Colorado. Colorado began its enterrprise zone program in 1986, and the program is Colorado's largest single state economic development program, granting $188.6 million in tax credits through fiscal year 1994-1995. Results indicate that the Colorado enterprise zone program has had a positive and significant impact both on employment growth in zone areas and on the level of per capita income in zone areas. Other effects show mixed results.
As the situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) rapidly changes, unique cyber risks are emerging for government, businesses, and individuals. This memorandum provides an overview of cybersecurity, the current threat landscape as a result of COVID-19, and provides information about COVID-19 cybersecurity resources.
This memorandum summarizes major state and federal water quality control policies pertaining to nutrients; describes the major provisions of the new Section 17 of Regulation 31 that establishes interim numeric values for phosphorus, nitrogen and chlorophyll; describes the new Regulation 85 that establishes numerical effluent limitations for domestic wastewater treatment plants and other wastewater dischargers; summarizes the rule review process of the Colorado General Assembly; and describes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) review process for new water quality standards.