Colorado Capitol Report




HB-1025, “the Ban the Box” Proposal, Clears First House Committee

HB-1025 would, among other things, prohibit a business from asking about a job applicant’s criminal history on an employment application form, hence the name, “ban the box.” Majority House Democrats passed similar bills in 2017 and 2018 only to see them die in the Republican-controlled Senate.  In both sessions, the Colorado Chamber opposed the bills […]