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  • Colorado’s proposed pension reform is a missed opportunity

    Colorado’s proposed pension reform is a missed opportunity0

    • April 24, 2018

    In November of 2016, Colorado’s Public Employees Retirement Association Board (PERA) realized it had a problem. Not only did the state’s public pension system have a current unfunded liability of $50 billion, but overly-optimistic expected returns and overly-pessimistic mortality tables would leave the plan at less than 20 percent funded in a couple of decades

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  • The Republican grand betrayal that just keeps getting worse

    The Republican grand betrayal that just keeps getting worse0

    • February 2, 2018

    President Donald Trump and the Republican congress just gave us a large tax cut. But Colorado’s Republican-controlled state Senate had already taken it away. To comprehend how that’s possible, we need to understand the largest betrayal of Republican values in Colorado political history: the tax-hiking, debt-raising, TABOR-busting Senate Bill 267, sponsored by Republican state Sen.

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  • Hiking the minimum wage hurts low-wage workers

    Hiking the minimum wage hurts low-wage workers0

    • December 2, 2017

    Every time the minimum wage changes, workers will feel it—for better or worse.

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