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?
Opinion: Social benefit programs, like paid family leave, may not be easy. But they’re worth it.
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
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
Opinion: If we want to support women entrepreneurs, Colorado needs a paid family leave plan
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”
Opinion: Paid leave prevents child maltreatment: It is time to strengthen all Colorado families
Opinion: Paid family leave is a pro-family policy for Coloradans
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
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