AARP Colorado Town Hall on the State Budget

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AARP Colorado hosted this Access Live Event for members to discuss the COVID-19 situation as well as the state budget during this time. This event featured Carol Hedges, Director of the Colorado Fiscal Institute and Rich Morrow, Senior Policy and Legislative Analyst. They spoke about cuts that may be impacting seniors – including Meals on Wheels – where the Governor stands on the state budget including his concern with budget cuts, and things that can be done to prevent some of these cuts. Callers asked questions regarding testing, stimulus payments and how much revenue the state of Colorado will accumulate due to the recent repeal of the real estate tax exemption for seniors.