Highlights and News

Jun 4, 2015

Strategic Planning Group on Aging is law!

With the official stroke of his pen, Gov. John Hickenlooper made the Strategic Planning Group on Aging (House Bill 15-1033) law today. The Bell was one of the first to draw attention to the upcoming dramatic shift in Colorado's demographic, and we're thrilled to see our state taking steps toward being prepared.

Jun 3, 2015

Workplace plans viewed as key to secure retirement

Access to a workplace retirement savings plan is a key factor in an individual's outlook about affordable retirement, according to the most recent Retirement Security survey[1] by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). People are more confident in their ability to afford retirement if they are participating in a workplace retirement plan.

May 29, 2015

Six questions with the Bell's senior policy analyst

Senior Policy Analyst Frank Waterous sat down with the National Skills Coalition to answer six questions about Colorado's workforce and education policies. Waterous, who is also a National Skills Coalition leadership council member, is celebrating his 10th anniversary at the Bell this year.

May 27, 2015

Workforce bills from 2015 session are now law

Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law five Bell-supported education and workforce bills. The bills were part of a 10-bill bipartisan workforce-development package.

May 22, 2015

Support grows for veto of bad consumer credit bill

Update: As of June 2, the total is 15 organizations, now including NAACP CO MT WY State-Area Conference.

At least 13 organizations have joined the Bell in respectfully asking Gov. John Hickenlooper to veto a bill that would raise the cost of credit for low- and moderate-income Coloradans.

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