Highlights and News

Jan 29, 2015

Bell: Extend Colorado Pay Equity Commission beyond '15

Sarah Freeman of the Bell on Thursday presented testimony urging the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee to extend the life of the Colorado Pay Equity Commission beyond 2015.

The Bell has been a longtime supporter of the commission. Rich Jones, the Bell's director of policy and research, served as an original member of the Pay Equity Commission in 2007, when it was created within the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

Jan 29, 2015

Taxpayers not protected against unqualified tax preparers

It's tax time for thousands of Coloradans, and many of them are using paid tax preparers. Unfortunately, taxpayers in our state and across the nation are not protected from fraud or incorrectly prepared returns.

Jan 27, 2015

Bell urges expansion of Colorado Preschool Program

Rich Jones, the Bell's director of policy and research, testified on Monday in favor of House Bill 15-1024, which would allow more children to participate in the Colorado Preschool Program.

Jan 22, 2015

Jones testifies for change in child-support assistance

Rich Jones, the Bell's director of policy and research, testified in favor of a proposal to change the way child-support payments for families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families are handled by the state Department of Human Services.

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