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SB19-173 Studies: At Least $155 ROI For Every $1 Spent

Despite some sticker shock, the cost of the studies actually pales in comparison to the $155 million or more in potential savings if proposed plans successfully increase retirement savings.

By the Numbers: Colorado Workers in Low-Wage Jobs

New Bell analysis shows which Coloradans stand to benefit from changes to local minimum wages. Read our findings now.

What’s the Real Story on FAMLI?

We’ve heard lots of reasons why SB19-188 won't work, but the facts show why this is best way to provide paid leave in Colorado.

Making Child Care More Affordable in Colorado

Colorado's average cost of child care for a 4-year-old is about $11,000 per year, while infant care is closer to $15,000.

Paid Family & Medical Leave In Action

FAMLI and similar programs throughout the country tell us much about what paid family and medical leave will look like in Colorado.

2018 legislative session

The Predatory Lending Landscape

As more states prohibit egregious interest rates, consumers are saving money and avoiding long-term financial pitfalls like bankruptcy. While Colorado has made significant progress, it’s imperative we don’t let our guard down in this new environment.

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Trump’s Overtime Proposal Won’t Help Many People

The Trump administration's proposal for raising the salary threshold to receive overtime pay doesn't go far enough and won't help enough Coloradans.

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The Shared Responsibility of Paid Leave

Shared responsibility used to be the social contract between employee and employer — pensions, raises, and other benefits were the norm — but that contract has eroded.

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