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Universal Portable Benefits: The Oregon Model

Oregon has set up a paid family and medical leave program alongside a successful retirement security plan. What can Colorado learn from these universal portable benefit models?

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2020 Policy Proposals: Inslee on Public Health Insurance Option

Washington State may be the furthest along in advancing a public health insurance option, but Colorado isn't too far behind.

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Vision 2020 Responds to TABOR Ruling

For too long, TABOR has forced Colorado into tolerating decaying infrastructure, an underfunded education system, and high tuition costs even though our economy is among the best in the nation.

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Help Us Create an Actionable Aging Policy Agenda

State action needs to ensure Coloradans can age in a way they find meaningful. That's why we're creating an aging policy agenda and want your feedback.

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?

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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.

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