Proposition 118 explained: Paid-leave measure would give Colorado workers time off but cost big money
Critics say the initiative is a new payroll tax on already struggling businesses. Supporters say it will help small businesses compete.
Eight states have programs that give workers paid time off. Does that help or hurt Colorado’s chances?Jennifer Brown Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado lawmakers focus on essential workers amid coronavirus, push to make paid sick leave a right for allJohn Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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?
Lobbying spending sets new record in Colorado, as interests shift to influence Democratic-controlled Capitol
Business interests, associations, nonprofits and other groups spent more than $36.4 million on lobbyists in fiscal year 2019 to influence Colorado lawmakers and government agencies
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
The paid family leave bill drew the most lobbying attention through March, but other hot-button bills had less money spent to track them
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”