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A Boost for Our Caring Workforce

As Colorado ages, we must do more to ensure we have a strong workforce capable of caring for our older loved ones. SB19-238 moves us in the right direction.

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Checking In: Asset Building Legislation in Colorado

With the Colorado legislature winding down, let's look at legislation moving to help Coloradans build assets and wealth.

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Checking In: Colorado Housing Legislation

Read an overview of housing legislation in the 2019 session and the potential benefits for Coloradans and the future of our economy.

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The Effects of Student Loan Payment Plans

Minimal regulation over student loan servicers and lax administration of payment plans are worsening the student debt crisis.

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A Step Toward Increasing Health Care Affordability

With the passage of bills like HB19-1004, state legislators are taking meaningful steps to address health care affordability in Colorado.

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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.

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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.

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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.