Policy Statements

Browse the full list of our regulatory comments and legislative testimony below, or filter by state or national to view our federal and state-based policy work.

Monday, April 12, 2021 | CO

Colorado Director Lindsey Vigoda and small business owner Alejandro Flores-Muñoz provided testimony on April 13 in support of SB 21-199, which will remove barriers to access certain public opportunities for undocumented entrepreneurs and support the immigrant small business community in Colorado. 

 

 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | CO

Colorado Director Lindsey Vigoda and small business owners Sarita Parikh, Sandra J. Payne and Jeff Rogoff will provide testimony on April 9 in support of HB 21-1232, which would establish the Colorado Health Insurance Option. The legislation is set to provide a lifesaving alternative for Colorado small business owners who are struggling to keep up with the increasing cost of healthcare. 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | CO
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Small Business Majority wrote to the Colorado Senate House Health & Insurance Committee in support of HB 21-1232, which would establish a standardized health insurance option, thus offering more accessible and affordable health coverage for small businesses.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | CO
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On March 17, Small Business Majority submitted a letter to the Senate Health & Human Services Committee in support of the proposed prescription drug affordability board in Colorado, which would help lower the cost of drug prescriptions for small business owners and enable wider access to life-saving medication.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | CO
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Colorado Director Lindsey Vigoda testified to the Colorado House Business Affairs & Labor Committee in support of House Bill 21-1167, which would cap retainage for all public and private entities at 5% and allow small construction and subcontract firms to be more competitive against larger firms.

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | CO

Colorado Outreach Manager Lindsey Vigoda testifed in support of the Colorado Secure Savings Program, which would ensure that Colorado's entrepreneurs and small business employees are able to access retirement benefits and secure their future. 

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | CO
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Colorado Director Hunter Railey testifed in support of the Colorado Affordable Health Care Option, which would ensure that Colorado's entrepreneurs and small business employees have access to more affordable health coverage choices, while also helping to control costs throughout the state. 

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 | CO
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Small Business Majority has created a comprehensive state policy agenda to ensure entrepreneurship is at the center of a thriving and inclusive economy in Colorado. The state’s 611,000 small businesses employ 1.1 million people (about half of the private workforce) and created more than 52,000 jobs in 2015.

Friday, April 26, 2019 | CO
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Colorado Director Hunter Railey testifed in support of HB19-188 or the Family Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI) Act, which would create a study to assess the feasibility and necessary steps to implement a paid family and medical leave program in Colorado. This study will be crucial in setting up future legislation in the state legislature to create such a plan.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | CO

Colorado Director Hunter Railey testifies in support of SB19-173, which would establish the Colorado Secure Savings Plan Board to study the feasibility of a program that allows private-sector employees to contribute to an individual retirement savings account through modest payroll deductions. Such a plan would help small business owners offer retirement savings benefits at no added cost to their business.

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