There is disagreement about the economic impacts of Proposition 112 on the oil and gas industry in Colorado. Opponents of the measure say it will destroy tens of thousands of jobs and cost municipalities and schools millions of dollars in lost tax revenue. Backers of the initiative say the industry's claims are overblown.
Boulder's move to limit the spread of "McMansions" is speeding up, as the City Council scheduled an emergency vote for Tuesday night on a measure that will either temporarily outlaw large homes or make them more expensive to build.
Business confidence in Colorado may be waning, but entrepreneurs in the state continue to launch new ventures at a strong pace, according to quarterly report from the Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams and the University of Colorado Boulder.
Huffington Post reporter Michael Hobbes posed two questions to a panel of Boulder housing leaders at a Monday evening event trained on the region's current affordability crisis: "How did we get here," and less directly, what do we do about it next?