This issue brief outlines the licensing requirements involved in the distribution and retail sales of alcohol for off-site consumption. It also provides an overview of which states permit alcohol sales in grocery stores.
Identity theft is generally defined as the unlawful use of personal identifying or financial information of another person to obtain cash or credit, including name and birth date as well as a credit card and social security number.
Personally identifiable information (PII) is information that can be used to trace or identify an individual. In Colorado K-12 education, the term refers to student data collected and retained by public schools and school districts, and maintained by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). This Issue Brief provides an overview of state and federal student data privacy laws.
This issue brief provides an overview of court and court facility funding. Specifically, information is provided on state, county, and information is provided on state, county, and supplemental funding grants available to assist counties with court security and facility costs.
Federal and state laws allow Medicaid applicants and clients who have their benefits denied, terminated, or reduced to appeal the decision. This issue brief provides an overview of the Medicaid appeals process in Colorado.
Colorado was the first state to enact a law regulating on-demand transportation network companies (TNCs). This issue brief provides an overview of rideshare service options in Colorado and examines the measure enacted by the General Assembly in the 2014 legislative session addressing the regulation of TNCs.
Three state taxes apply to marijuana, but medical and retail marijuana are taxed differently. Both medical and retail marijuana are subject to the 2.9 percent state sales tax, which is applied to most purchases in the state. Tax revenue collected from the sale of marijuana is deposited in two different funds: the Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) Fund and the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund (MCTF)