Freshly minted gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis, a Democratic congressman from Boulder, visited an employee-owned grocery store in Colorado Springs on Monday for one of several Front Range stops meant to highlight key campaign themes.
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Colorado could see more success stories like Fort Collins’s New Belgium Brewing Co. — a 100 percent-employee-owned dynamo in our state’s booming craft-brew trade — with Gov. John Hickenlooper signing into law this week a bill to assist employee buyouts. The bipartisan House Bill 1214 — sponsored in the House by Denver Democratic state Rep. James Coleman, and in the upper chamber by […]
State House Democrats believe Colorado could be on the crest of a new wave in the business marketplace: employee-owned companies. While the concept has been around a long time — and occasionally has been put into practice — it seems to hold new allure amid the uncertainties of the rapidly changing, 21st century economy. It also draws inspiration from […]