Highlights and News

Apr 15, 2015

Strategic Planning Group on Aging 
moves on to Senate

One of our top priorities this legislative session -- the Strategic Planning Group on Aging (HB 1033) -- is through the House and on to the Senate.

Apr 14, 2015

Strategic Plan on Aging One Step Closer to Senate

The Strategic Planning Group on Aging (HB 1033) passed the Colorado House on second reading today, with final passage likely yet this week. Then the Senate will take up the bill, which aims to make a plan for the dramatic demographic shift that Colorado faces. In just 15 years, nearly one in four adults in Colorado will be older than 60.

Apr 10, 2015

Denver Post Guest Commentary: Retirement task force would help state's small businesses

By Tim Gaudette and Mark Turner

The Colorado nonprofit organizations and small business leaders we represent tell us they're concerned about their employees' ability to retire securely -- and they have good reason to be.

Apr 10, 2015

Strategic Planning Group on Aging moves to House floor

One of the Bell's top priorities, the Strategic Planning Group on Aging (HB 1033), passed out of the Colorado House Appropriations Committee this morning 11-2.

This bipartisan bill creates an independent strategic planning group to identify and review the significant long-term issues posed by the aging of Colorado's population and recommends concrete steps and legislation to improve how public and private organizations respond to the challenges.

Apr 9, 2015

Support working families through a tax credit

The Colorado Legislature can choose to boost the earnings of hard-working Colorado families this year with a state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC is a valuable resource that puts money back into the pockets of low- and middle-income folks, who in turn put that money into the local economy.

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