Legislative Lowdown February 16, 2023
Wheat Ridge Business Association, in partnerships with Jefferson County Economic Development, Localworks, Wheat Ridge Business District, and Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce hosted this event in February. Many members of our community were present to learn about the Bills that are being introduced and how they may impact the business community.
Some of the Bills discussed are:
HB23-1115 Repeal Prohibition Local Residential Rent Control
HB23-1189 Employer Assistance for Home Purchase Tax Credit
HB23-1190 Affordable Housing Right Of First Refusal
SB23-035 Middle-income Housing Authority Act
HB23-1171 Just Cause Requirement Eviction Of Residential Tenant
HB23-1054 Property Valuation
SB23-108 Allowing Temporary Reductions in Property Tax Due
HB23-1035 Statute Of Limitations Minimum Wage Violations
HB23-1078 Unemployment Compensation Dependent Allowance
HB23-1118 Fair Workweek Employment Standards
SB23-017 Additional Uses Paid Sick Leave
SB23-105 Ensure Equal Pay For Equal Work
Numerous Bills being introduced in this session will give negative impact for business owners and employers. We strongly encourage you to keep a close watch and contact your local representatives to let them know of your concerns. Use the link below to find out who your representative is and how to contact them.