Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

SB19-085 Concerning the creation of the “Equal Pay for Equal Work Act” in order to implement measures to prevent pay disparities/changes the process for enforcement of wage discrimination complaints based on an employee’s sex and requires employers...

Ballot Initiatives

In 2019, MDLC worked closely with other stakeholders to ensure the defeat of the Right to Survive Initiative. This initiative would have:  1) prohibits Denver from enforcing essential laws that protect public safety, 2) allows people to occupy all outdoor public...

Tourism Improvement District

The MDLC Board, in partnership with VISIT DENVER was successful in implementing Denver’s Tourism Improvement District.  The District was approved by the electors in November of 2018 and the 1% folio tax took effect on January 1, 2018.  Money generated from the tax...

Homelessness

Throughout 2017, the City came under fire by homeless advocate groups who are demanding the City repeal the camping ordinance. The MDLC held several meetings with the Mayor’s staff and members of City Council to ensure they understand the importance of keeping the...

Green Roofs Initiative

Following the recommendation of the Task Force, last October, the Denver City Council passed a green buildings ordinance to replace the Green Roofs Initiative that was passed by voters in 2017.  MDLC actively participated on the Task Force that drafted the green...