2024 Legislative Session Recap

With the close of the 2024 Colorado legislative session, we took stock of our state's progress on issues key to economic mobility.

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Bill Tracker 2024

Stay up to date on important bills headed through the Colorado General Assembly during the 2024 session

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New Tax Reform Package Introduced: What’s Inside?

When we have a tax code that doesn’t adequately fund public services going forward — even though Colorado currently has a good budget picture, that will not last forever — then it doesn’t work for the majority of Coloradans.

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SB20-207: Needed Changes to Unemployment Insurance for Colorado’s Recovery

Colorado can not afford to further damage our economy by putting workers at risk, risking long-term insolvency to our Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, and burdening businesses in the short term.

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What Just Happened? 10 Opening Day Quotes & What They Mean

What just happened? A guide to deciphering opening day legislative speeches and what they mean for the session to come.

Gov. Polis signs Secure Savings

With Gov. Polis’ Signature, Saving for Retirement Just Got Easier

The Bell applauds the work of the legislature and state treasurer for taking this critical step toward finding a solution to Colorado’s retirement crisis.

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Colorado’s Nearly 2Gen Policies

We have some of the building blocks in place, but Colorado is still not a 2Gen state.

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What Happened: The 2019 Colorado Legislative Session

Economic mobility was front and center this session, as the conversation focused on ensuring opportunity, making Colorado competitive, and helping everyone attain the Colorado way of life.

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For-Profit Schools: Bad Actors in Higher Education

For-profit schools reflect another flaw in the higher education system, thanks to their negative impact on the student debt crisis.

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High Insulin Costs Are Literally Killing People

Insulin's sky-high prices mean insulin-dependent diabetics are resorting to dangerous and potentially deadly practices as a result.