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Small Business Majority Testifies in Colorado on Child Care Educator Tax Credits

Colorado Outreach Manager Hunter Railey testified in support of legislation that would create the Early Childhood Educator Tax Credit. The hearing was called by the Colorado General Assembly Education Committee. Hunter's testimony explained how the proposed bill will benefit small businesses by increasing access to affordable, quality child care. The bill will also directly help home-based child care providers.

2019 Colorado Policy Agenda

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. It’s critical that state lawmakers enact policies to support and empower these entrepreneurs, guaranteeing they have access to capital to start and grow their business, affordable and quality healthcare and benefit programs that will make it easier for them to attract and retain talented employees. 

Small Business Majority Testifies in Support of Colorado's Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act

Colorado Outreach Manager, Hunter Railey testified before the state's Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs committee in support of HB18-1260, or the Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act. The Drug Price Transparency Act of 2018 would provide policymakers and individuals with a better understanding of what contributes to prescription drug prices, justifications for why these prices are rising so quickly and how they contribute to total healthcare spending.

Colorado Small Business Owner Submits Testimony in Support of Prescription Drug Price Transparency

Leslie Baer, the owner of Energy Intersections, LLC, an energy management consulting firm in Denver, testified before the state's Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee in support of the Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act. The legislation, HB18-1260 can help address the issue of high drug costs by increasing price transparency. It will provide small businesses with access to lower drug prices.

Small Business Majority Testifies in Support of Prescription Drug Pricing Transparency in Colorado

Small Business Majority submitted written testimony in support of Colorado's Drug Pricing Transparency Act of 2018. This bill will provide more information to individuals on changes in drug pricing and help to understand how drug prices constribute to total healthcare spending, information that will benefit Colorado's small business owners and self-employed individuals. 

Colorado Small Business Owner Submits Written Testimony on Prescription Drug Pricing Transparency

Howard Paul, owner of Howard Paul Photography in Denver, submitted written comments on Colorado's HB18-1260, a bill to create greater transparency in the pricing of drugs. Mr. Paul offered testimony on how the bill would impact the price of health insurance for small business owners.

Colorado Small Business Owner Submits Testimony in Support of Secure Choice Retirement Programs

Kelli Riley, owner of Riley Law, LLC, submitted written testimony in support of legislation pending in Colorado that would create a Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program. Ms. Riley's testimony discussed how difficult it is for small businesses to compete with the benefits packages of larger employers, and how a Secure Choice program in Colorado could help her company compete for top talent. 

Small Business Majority Supports Colorado's Secure Choice Retirement Program

Small Business Majority Colorado Outreach Manager Hunter Railey testified in support of legislation that would create a Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program. Such a program would allow small business owners and employees to have access to a publicly-adminstered retirement savings program without encumbering the adminstrative and cost burdens of such programs. 

Small Business Majority Testifies in Colorado on Paid Family Leave Legislation

Colorado Outreach Manager Hunter Railey testified in support of legislation that would create a paid family medical leave program in Colorado. The hearing was called by the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee. Hunter's testimony explained how the proposed bill, the FAMLI Act, will benefit small businesses by lowering turnover, boosting productivty and enhancing employee morale.