Federal law requires employers to pay their employees a minimum hourly wage. States are allowed to set different pay standards than the federal minimum wage requirement; however, if the state and federal law differ, such as in Colorado, the higher wage prevails. This issue brief...
This issue brief provides an overview of state laws related to state-sponsored retirement plans, retirement plan marketplaces, and multiple employer retirement plans for private sector workers. The brief also includes a discussion of related federal laws and Congressional activity.
Laws passed during the 2019 session related to local government addressed a number of topics. This summary provides an overview of legislation concerning safety, county operations, special districts, property rights, business owners, and emergency service providers.
During the 2019 session, the Colorado General Assembly considered several pieces of legislation related to state health programs, behavioral and mental health, reducing health care costs, hospital transparency, and advance directives.
The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel. Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.