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Senate panel disbands Colorado pay-equity panel, angering labor groups

Denver PostDavid MigoyaA Republican-led state Senate committee Wednesday voted to end the work of a commission whose task was to deal with issues of pay equity, prompting an angry response from labor groups.In a party-line 5-4 vote, the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee chose to end the commission's work.Colorado's Pay Equity Commission was created

January 22nd, 2015|Blog, In The News|

OPINION: Senate Republicans Rightly Allow Equal Pay Commission to Sunset

Pagosa Daily PostBy Kelly MaherYesterday afternoon, the Colorado Senate Committee on Business, Labor and Technology rightly allowed Colorado’s Pay Equity Commission to sunset. This action came after hours of testimony from both small and large business-owning women, who called on Senators to not allow for the renewal of the Commission. Proponents of the sunset even

January 22nd, 2015|Blog, In The News|

Mark Udall, Cory Gardner hit with separate complaints

The Denver PostLynn BartlesSeptember 10, 2014 Congressman Cory Gardner and Sen. Mark Udall face separate complaints filed against them this week as Colorado’s U.S. Senate race heats up.Both sides said the complaints — filed by members of the opposite party — were political.Udall, a Democrat running for a second term, is accused of violating campaign finance

September 10th, 2014|Blog, In The News|

Compass Colorado blasts Gaylord Hotel deal as cronyism

The GazetteMegan SchraderAugust 14, 2014 Compass Colorado — a non-profit government watchdog group — responded to The Gazette's investigation into tax incentives for the Gaylord Rockies hotel calling the deal "cronyism at its worst.""The fact that an out-of-state developer can vote for the existence of a new tax district, with only a single person voting, then funnel

August 14th, 2014|Blog, In The News|