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Family and Medical Leave Act

Family and Medical Leave Act
Family and Medical Leave Act

Paid family leave is a priority for Colorado Democrats. But 5 questions will make or break the effort.

Can Colorado policymakers find common ground this year on paid time off to have a baby or deal with an illness?

Politics and Government

Opinion: Social benefit programs, like paid family leave, may not be easy. But they’re worth it.

Opinion Columns

For many business groups, Colorado’s 2019 legislative session has been “very difficult” to navigate

Business interests breathed a sigh of relief after the paid family leave bill was turned into a study. But an equal pay measure they are concerned about is still up in the air

Business

Here are the most-lobbied bills in Colorado’s 2019 legislative session. The list may surprise you.

The paid family leave bill drew the most lobbying attention through March, but other hot-button bills had less money spent to track them

Politics and Government

Opinion: If we want to support women entrepreneurs, Colorado needs a paid family leave plan

Opinion

Colorado Democrats postpone paid family leave effort until 2020, opt for study after mounting pressure against bill

Sen. Faith Winter, a Westminster Democrat who was pushing for Senate Bill 188, said that she was unable to pass the measure without making changes she felt “gutted the bill”

Politics and Government

Opinion: Coloradans should be supported in caring for their families

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Paid leave prevents child maltreatment: It is time to strengthen all Colorado families

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Paid family leave is a pro-family policy for Coloradans

Opinion Columns

Battle with business heats up over Colorado Democrats’ family-leave proposal

Senate Bill 188 passed its first committee hearing Wednesday on a 3-2, party-line vote

Business

Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats.

The measure, shot down in 2018 by Republicans concerned about small businesses, returns for a fifth time

Politics and Government