Proposition 118 is a ballot measure currently before Colorado voters that would allow for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave funded through a payroll tax paid by employers and employees in a 50/50 split.

Kristi Pollard is a Principal at Catalyst Public Affairs and is opposed to Proposition 118. In this week’s episode, she shares the impact the measure would have on businesses and families, the unintended consequences of the measure if it were to pass, who is funding the support side, and much more. While Proposition 118 might appear like an easy proposition to support, the devil is in the details. Tune in to our latest episode to hear more and then visit VoteNoOnProposition118.com for a full rundown.

Prior to her time with Catalyst, Kristi served as the President and CEO of the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation, a non-profit consortium of business, community and governmental leaders striving to create greater economic vitality in Jefferson County, Colorado. Kristi has diverse experience working in the public, private and non-profit sectors having been the Executive Director of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership, the principal owner of P², LLC, a government relations consulting firm, the CEO of the Colorado Mesa University Foundation, Stakeholder Engagement Specialist for Chevron and an Area Director for the United States Senate.

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