Post-Election Comment from NFIB Colorado

Date: November 04, 2020

Small business looks ahead to 2021 legislative session

DENVER, Nov. 4, 2020—From Tony Gagliardi, Colorado state director for NFIB, the state and nation’s leading small-business association.

“While the loss of Senator Cory Gardner is a disappointment, NFIB Colorado must continue to look to the future. Not only in issues that face us like COVID-19 liability protections but also the recruitment and development of legislative candidates.

“One silver lining from Election Night is that a number of incumbent pro-small-business legislators will be returning to their respective chambers, and we are especially pleased to see Loren Boebert elected from Colorado’s Third Congressional District.

“The passage of Proposition 118, a paid family and medical leave program, and it’s $1.3 billion in new taxes is no doubt another disappointment. But NFIB members can rejoice in the number of pro-small business candidates returning to the Legislature in 2021. NFIB Colorado will continue to look for all opportunities to work across the aisle. Although the next Legislature will no longer have to deal with the paid leave issue, we look forward to working with members on finding ways small-business owners can prosper enough to absorb its cost.”

Keep up with the latest Colorado small-business news at or by following NFIB on Twitter @NFIB_CO or on Facebook @NFIB.CO

Contact: Tony Gagliardi, Colorado State Director,,
or Tony Malandra, Senior Media Manager,


For more than 77 years, NFIB has been advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven association. Since its founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses and remains so today. For more information, please visit

NFIB Colorado
1700 Lincoln Street, 17th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
Twitter: @NFIB_CO
Facebook: NFIB.CO


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