Colorado Fab Five

The Colorado Fab Five Won on Progressive Platforms, Not Wedding Plans

Colorado’s success depends on embracing the incredible potential of women like the Fab Five and the issues they fight for, not their wedding plans.

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On Its 40th Birthday, the 401(k) Shows Its Age

While the 401(k) gave employees greater control over their retirement funds, it also shifted more of the burden and risk to them. It's time to adapt the model for a modern workforce.

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Recommendations for State Policies to Help Students Succeed

Systemic racism has contributed to the racial wealth gap in our country, which has significantly impacted the educational and financial challenges faced by many non-white students and households.

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The Future of Work: Implications for Colorado Women

With more Colorado women leading state policy, issues affecting whole families can be elevated even more to address the demands compounded by the economy of tomorrow.

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In a Recession, Prop 109 Leads to Higher College Tuition

When an inevitable downturn hits and state revenues head south, legislators will have to find funds to balance Colorado's budget. They'll likely turn to a familiar source — college students and their families.

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Aging: What Nobody’s Talking About This Election

The outcome of November's election will shape how our state and local communities support our older adults and all those who both care for and rely upon them for many years to come.

Colorado Voters

7 Things Colorado Voters Should Know This Year

Colorado voters have some big decisions to make, but don't worry! Keep these seven things in mind as you're filling out your 2018 ballot.

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Colorado’s Commitment to Older Adults

A new state-supported initiative offers an important tool to spur local innovation and mobilize resources to create livable communities for Coloradans of all ages.

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‘Fix Our Damn Roads’ Will Crush Our Damn Budget 

No matter how clever its name may be, "Fix Our Damn Roads" only threatens to blow up our economic position and put our state in a fiscal hole. 

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The Bell Presents at the Biden Challenge

When opening the conference, Vice President Biden said, “We urgently need to address the lack of growth in the middle class.”

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