Highlights and News

May 7, 2015

2015 legislative session in review

The 2015 legislative session ended Wednesday with two key takeaways from our work:

1) The Legislature passed our top priority, the Strategic Planning Group on Aging.

May 5, 2015

End-of-session chaos clears way for high-cost credit bill

A late bill that is clearly bad for consumers easily passed the House and is on the Senate floor. This bill, Allowable Finance Charge for Certain Consumer Credit Transactions (HB15-1390), would raise the cost of credit for moderate- and low-income Coloradans on certain consumer credit transactions. The frenzied pace of the final days of the legislative session paved the way for this bill to sail through, and consumers stand to lose.

Apr 30, 2015

Colorado retirement security draws media attention

The Retirement Security Task Force may have died in the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committe this week, but the issue has received some much-needed media coverage.

Apr 30, 2015

Retirement security dies while workforce bills advance

One of our top priorities failed to pass the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. The committee killed the Colorado Retirement Security Task Force (HB 1235) on a party-line vote.

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