DENVER, January 28, 2019 – Employment-related issues are a big priority for the Colorado Legislature this session. Specifically, lawmakers are poised to consider bills addressing paid family leave, state-supported retirement plans, gender pay equity and ban the box. With the Democrats in control of both legislative chambers and the governor’s office, some changes are likely. However, some bills will fail, particularly those with Republican-only sponsorship.
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DENVER, February 15, 2019 – Four days after the birth of my first child, I waited in a hospital ER for seven hours with soaring blood pressure readings.
State Reps. Janet Buckner, D-Aurora, and Lois Landgraf, R-Fountain, have introduced House Bill 1122 to strengthen the Maternal Mortality Review Committee in Colorado. The bill passed unanimously out of the House Public Health Care and Human Services Committee on Wednesday.
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DENVER, February 4,2019 — They haven’t introduced it yet, but Democrats still are expected to bring a bill creating a family paid leave insurance program during this year’s legislative session.
Republican Reps. Lois Landgraf of Colorado Springs and Susan Beckman of Littleton introduced HB1058, a bill that would have created a special tax credit that employers who chose to provide paid family leave could claim against their income taxes.
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DENVER, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The United Veterans Committee of Colorado (UVC), its members, Colorado’s veterans, (more…)
DENVER–In an upside down case of regulatory disconnect, the first FDA-approved drug derived from cannabis may not be available to patients in Colorado, if approved by the Federal Drug Administration in June.
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COLORADO – A bill making its way through the legislature is hoping to keep more veteran’s in Colorado when they retire from the service.
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For many veterans, finding a job after their time in the service can be a challenge in itself. In many cases, a job in the public sector is a seamless transition for those who have served.
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DENVER — Plans to move residents off the campus of the Grand Junction Regional Center aren’t moving fast enough for some members of the Colorado Legislature.
A bipartisan bill would allow military retirees younger than 55 years old to deduct up to $20,000 each year in retirement benefits from their taxable income. Currently, military retirees have to be older (more…)
Hurried shutdown planning meetings began at military bases across the Pikes Peak region Wednesday as leaders prepared for federal budget gridlock…
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