Paid leave bill dies at Colorado Legislature

· Apr. 30, 2015, 6:10 pm

Colorado’s House of Representatives has killed a Democratic proposal to create a paid family leave program. 

The measure could have resulted in a statewide leave insurance pool, paid for through paycheck deductions and available to every worker. But it failed on a 33-31 vote Thursday morning.

Two Democrats joined all of the House’s Republicans in opposition.

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