House Committee Passes Local Wage Option Legislation

March 7, 2019

Growth in worker wages spurs consumer spending & a healthier economy (Mar 6) – The House Transportation and Local Government committee approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Rochelle Galindo, D-Greeley, and Rep. Jovan Melton, D-Aurora, to provide local governments the option to raise the minimum wage within their jurisdictions. “We are giving the power to

House Committee Approves Pair of Bipartisan Duran Bills

March 7, 2019

Wheat Ridge Rep. settling in well at state capitol (Mar 6) – The House Business Affairs and Labor committee approved a bill today sponsored by Rep. Monica Duran, D-Wheat Ridge, that requires most plumbers to meet continuing education requirements before their license can be renewed by the state. This will improve overall workplace safety and