Cut Taxes, Raise Revenue: Can Illinois’ Tax Plan Work for Colorado?

Illinois is proposing a new tax plan that will help fund important investments. What should Colorado take away from this conversation?

2020 Policy Proposals: Gillibrand on Paid Family & Medical Leave

Both presidential hopeful Sen. Gillibrand and Colorado leaders are moving forward with impressive plans to provide paid family and medical leave.

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2020 Policy Proposals: Federal Minimum Wage

Democratic candidates for president have coalesced on raising the minimum wage. What has Colorado done on this issue and what does the research say?

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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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.

2020 Policy Proposals: What We’re Following

With so many presidential candidates working to make their presence felt, it makes sense they're sharing new and dynamic policy ideas on economic mobility.

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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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2020 Policy Proposals: Warren’s Plan for Student Debt

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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