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Colorado Senate committee kills effort to let cities, counties raise minimum wage – Denver Business Journal

“A renewed effort to change Colorado law to allow cities and counties to raise their minimum wage above statewide levels came to an end Thursday at the Legislature. The Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee killed House Bill 1368, sponsored by Democratic Reps. Jessie Danielson of Wheat Ridge and Jovan Melton of Aurora, along a Republican-led, 3-2 party-line […]

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Only Love by Rev. Brigette Weier

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.” This passage from the scriptures of my faith tradition, Christianity, reorients me each time I read it to what my life’s work is about, love. Love is the basis of all the major faith traditions in our world. Love of God, Allah, Yahweh […]

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Colorado House passes bill to let local governments raise their minimum wage – Denver Business Journal

“Colorado House Democrats pushed a measure through their legislative chamber Thursday that would allow cities and counties to raise their minimum wage above the level of the state’s… despite warnings about job loss to automation, claims of socialism and a party-line vote that seems likely to doom the bill in the Republican-controlled Senate. House Bill […]

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Statewide Coalition Claims Victory after Bipartisan Bill Passes House and Senate to Improve SB251 Licenses

Press Release April 18, 2018 Contact: Ana Rodriguez, [email protected], (720) 722-4272 Celesté Martinez, [email protected], (303)-968-6580 Cristian Solano-Córdova, [email protected], (720) 434-4632 Denver, CO – The Colorado House of Representatives passed the Eligibility Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (SB-18-108) in a vote of 38-24, clearing the road for the bill to park on Governor John Hickenlooper’s desk […]

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Colorado Lawmakers Help Undocumented Workers Qualify For Driver’s License – Western Slope Now

“For 18,700 Coloradans protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs, getting a driver’s license wasn’t an option after August of 2014. This new state bill, SB18-108, which has currently passed the senate, aims to allow protected immigrants to use their social security numbers to qualify for a drivers license, rather […]

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Watch: A Spotlight on Colorado’s Immigrant Driver License Program

The Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (SB13-251) is an indispensable program that provided driver’s licenses, permits and IDs to over 50,000 undocumented Coloradans since August 2014. However, there are inefficiencies in the program that limit access to all Colorado applicants. SB18-108 seeks to rectify these inefficiencies. Thank you, Laura Peniche, Together Colorado Leader and […]

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Press Release: SB18-108 Passes Colorado State Senate 25-10

Press Release March 23, 2018 Contact: Ana Rodriguez, [email protected], (720)722-4272 Celesté Martinez, [email protected], (303)-968-6580  Cristian Solano-Córdova, [email protected], (720) 434-4632 SB18-108 PASSES COLORADO STATE SENATE 25-10 DENVER, CO – SB18-108 passed the Colorado State Senate today 25-10 with strong bipartisan support. This legislation seeks to clarify eligibility for the state’s SB251 driver’s license program for Coloradan […]