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Colorado ranks No. 15 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Colorado was rated 15th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Colorado ranked 31st most affected by government shutdown

Colorado ranked No. 31 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Denver ranks 42 among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Denver ranks 42nd worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 2 in Colorado

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close two of its nine stores in Colorado.

Colorado ranked No. 18 in 2019 business climate index

Colorado finished at No. 18 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Colorado posts among only 2 states to post gains in food stamps participants

Colorado ranked was among just two states that saw gains in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Colorado not on track to tax online sales

Colorado is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Colorado posted 2nd lowest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Colorado ranked No. 44 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: CU-Boulder athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

University of Colorado Boulder sports programs brought in $262,468 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Colorado that year, according to a Colorado Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Colorado posted 3rd lowest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Colorado ranked No. 43 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Colorado posted 7th lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

Colorado ranked No. 38 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Colorado gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Colorado ranked No. 31 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Colorado ranked No. 25 in average charitable giving

Colorado residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,986 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Colorado has sixth lowest home vacancy rate in nation

Colorado posted the sixth lowest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Colorado’s population rose 1.4% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Colorado’s population increased by 79,662, or 1.4 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Denver 74% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Denver is $118.16, 74 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned nearly $3 million for Colorado schools in 2016

University of Northern Colorado wrestling brought in $23,461 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Colorado that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Home affordability in Denver County tanks

Denver County had the lowest home affordability index in Colorado in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Adams State University fields most volleyball players in Colorado

Adams State University ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

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