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Student Debt Solutions: Sizing Up Colorado’s Approach

Legislation introduced on the first day of session could help Colorado’s students and their families don’t borrow for higher education at their own financial peril.

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Retirement Security: Learning from Oregon & Washington

A lack of retirement security poses serious problems for Coloradans and their families, but the larger economy will also be in trouble if something doesn't change.

What Are Vendor Fees?

Due to a high percentage and no cap, businesses in Colorado keep more money from vendor fees than all but a few other states. What does this mean for you?

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Colorado Paid Leave: Learning From Massachusetts & Washington

Despite proposed bills, a Colorado paid leave plan has been stymied by the state Senate, while six states and D.C. already have laws on the books.

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Briefed by the Bell — Health Care

Colorado has made major strides in increasing access to health care over the last 10 years, but consistently increasing costs put health care out of reach for families.

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The Future of Work: Implications for Colorado Women

With more Colorado women in positions to lead state policy, there's a real chance for issues affecting whole families to be elevated in ways that address the demands soon to be compounded by the economy of tomorrow.

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Briefed by the Bell — Two-Generation Solutions

Working with parents and children together, we can help both attain skills to set them up for success throughout their lives.

Wealth & Income Inequality Colorado Briefed by the Bell

Briefed by the Bell — Wealth & Income Inequality

Did you know the top 1 percent takes in 16.6 percent of all income in Colorado? Find out what we can do to address rising inequality in Colorado.

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7 Things Colorado Voters Should Know This Year

Colorado voters have some big decisions to make, but don't worry! Keep these seven things in mind as you're filling out your 2018 ballot.

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2018 Colorado Ballot Guide: #VoteSmart With Bell Analysis & Recommendations

This November, Coloradans have some big decisions to make and the ballot will be extensive; that's why we're proud to share a comprehensive guide covering each statewide question voters will see on Election Day.

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