Checking In: Workplace Equity Legislation in Colorado

With the Colorado legislature winding down, what have they done so far to increase workplace equity in the state? We take a look to find out.

The Economic Scale of Student Debt

The impacts on higher education and labor markets, as well as the financial well-being of future generations reflect the scale of the student debt crisis.

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Colorado Prepares for the Future of Work

Many Coloradans are still unprepared for the jobs of tomorrow. To address this skills gap, state legislators have introduced several bills that could improve access to education and training to meet workforce needs.

Student Debt Legislation in Colorado

Checking In: Student Debt Legislation in Colorado

The Colorado legislature has just passed the three-quarters mark of the 2019 session. What's it doing to address student debt issues in Colorado?

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Perils, Pitfalls, & Processes of Prioritizing a Limited Colorado Budget

The Colorado budgeting process is less a tale of collective ability to invest in keeping Colorado competitive, and more a continued lesson in the limits of prioritization.

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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.

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.

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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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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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