Highlights and News

Aug 18, 2015

Aging planning group begins work

We're on our way to a brighter future for our state's aging population and their families! The newly appointed Strategic Planning Group on Aging met for the first time Monday to start work on making Colorado the first state with a comprehensive, long-term strategic plan on aging.

Aug 5, 2015

Bell president named to aging planning group

Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Bell President Wade Buchanan to the Strategic Planning Group on Aging, a group created through our top legislative priority from 2015. Buchanan is one of 23 planning group members and issue experts who will spend the next 16 months helping Colorado become the first state to have a comprehensive, long-term strategic plan on aging.

Aug 4, 2015

Anti-discrimination laws do not harm small business growth

A new study from the Bell finds that states with stronger anti-discrimination laws have better small business numbers than states with weaker laws.

The Bell explored the issue after a group of legislators tried this year to repeal a law that expanded the anti-discrimination remedies available to workers. That law, the Job Protection and Civil Rights Enforcement Act, made these remedies available to workers at businesses of all sizes if discrimination is proven in court.

Jul 22, 2015

Proposal aims to provide savers with better advice

Working- and middle-class families lose as much as $17 billion annually because of excessive fees and differing advice from financial advisors, according to the White House Council of Economic Advisers. To address this issue, the Department of Labor has released a new proposal that would require brokers and o

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