State government mandates from PBIs (Politicians, Bureaucrats and Interested Parties) are hurting businesses throughout the state. Lucky Markets has filed bankruptcy and a number of employees will lose their jobs. The TreadShare app receives a “cease and desist” letter from the Colorado Public Utilities Commission because they didn’t follow Colorado’s expensive licensing procedures. If state legislators cannot get their paid family leave legislation passed in Colorado, Families First has given them a back-up plan, ballot initiatives. Why not let companies be competitive and let them figure out what works best for them as Century Link has done with a new employee benefit?