Democrats postpone paid family leave effort until 2020

By Jesse Paul


Democrats at the Colorado Capitol won’t meet one of their prime goals this year, passing a paid family and parental leave bill, opting instead to study how to resolve differences surrounding the bill in hopes of pushing forward in the 2020 legislative session.

The resolution comes after weeks of mounting pressure from business groups against the bill and with questions swirling around whether or not there were enough Democratic votes in the Senate to pass Senate Bill 188.

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