Insights Archive

Insights Archive

elder abuse
Elder Abuse Interventions & Enhanced Multidisciplinary Initiative in New YorkTo support our collective financial security, Colorado can learn from an innovative and collaborative program being implemented in New York to address elder abuse.
2020 policy proposals housing affordability
2020 Policy Proposals: Harris, Warren, & Booker on HousingRenting and homeownership have become more expensive in Colorado than any other time in our history. How will the 2020 Democratic candidates address it?
2020 Policy Proposals: Child Care & Early Childhood EducationDemocratic presidential candidates are focused on child care. What are they proposing and what has Colorado already done to help families?
long-term care
2020 Policy Proposals: Sanders on Long-Term CareThe way older Coloradans pay for long-term services and supports isn't working. Sen. Bernie Sanders thinks there's a way to fix that.
2020 Policy Proposals: Working Family Tax CreditsThe programs once championed by Republican presidents and Republican congresses have become the staple of 2020 Democratic presidential proposals.
What is debrucing?
What is Debrucing?Debrucing allows governments to retain all of the revenue it collects and put it toward important services and programs Coloradans rely on.
oregon portable benefits
Universal Portable Benefits: The Oregon ModelOregon has set up a paid family and medical leave program alongside a successful retirement security plan. What can Colorado learn from these universal portable benefit models?
health care in Colorado, public option
2020 Policy Proposals: Inslee on Public Health Insurance OptionWashington State may be the furthest along in advancing a public health insurance option, but Colorado isn't too far behind.
TABOR ruling
Vision 2020 Responds to TABOR RulingFor too long, TABOR has forced Colorado into tolerating decaying infrastructure, an underfunded education system, and high tuition costs even though our economy is among the best in the nation.
aging policy agenda
Help Us Create an Actionable Aging Policy AgendaState action needs to ensure Coloradans can age in a way they find meaningful. That's why we're creating an aging policy agenda and want your feedback.
Cut Taxes, Raise Revenue: Can Illinois' Tax Plan Work for Colorado?Illinois is proposing a new tax plan that will help fund important investments. What should Colorado take away from this conversation?
2020 Policy Proposals: Gillibrand on Paid Family & Medical LeaveBoth presidential hopeful Sen. Gillibrand and Colorado leaders are moving forward with impressive plans to provide paid family and medical leave.
federal minimum wage
2020 Policy Proposals: Federal Minimum WageDemocratic candidates for president have coalesced on raising the minimum wage. What has Colorado done on this issue and what does the research say?
Gov. Polis signs Secure Savings
With Gov. Polis' Signature, Saving for Retirement Just Got EasierThe Bell applauds the work of the legislature and state treasurer for taking this critical step toward finding a solution to Colorado’s retirement crisis.
pay equity
2020 Policy Proposals: Harris on Pay EquitySen. Kamala Harris' plan for equal pay is ambitious, but what has Colorado already done to ensure workplace equity?
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