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2020 Policy Proposals: Harris on Pay Equity

Sen. Kamala Harris' plan for equal pay is ambitious, but what has Colorado already done to ensure workplace equity?

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Colorado Must Lead on the Gig Economy

Gig workers are not entitled to benefits and protections, according to the federal government. Colorado has an obligation to lead the way and help workers.

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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 Canceling Student Debt Would Mean for Colorado

Canceling student debt seems like a promising solution, but what would Senator Elizabeth Warren's plan mean for Colorado?

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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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Despite a Strong Economy, Colorado Wages Barely Outpaced Inflation in 2018

CDLE data point to wages that continue to grow slowly, and show average workers aren't benefiting as much as economic numbers might suggest.

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.

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.

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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