Articles By Tamara Chuang

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Colorado to extend state benefits to the unemployed for 13 more weeks

Gov. Jared Polis planning to apply to FEMA for $300 bonus weekly unemployment pay through President Donald Trump's executive order

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Colorado’s final count: 109,170 businesses approved for $10.4 billion in federal coronavirus loans

As Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness gets started, changes that made loans more palatable to business owners meant less focus on workers

Trump’s order to extend unemployment benefits could cost Colorado $31.1 million a week — money it doesn’t have

Meanwhile, the state’s unemployment trust fund will run out of money this month while there are still nearly 311,000 workers receiving jobless benefits

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After a small Colorado city paid cyber attackers a ransom, there’s concern about the rest of the state

Most small towns don’t have the resources to hire cybersecurity professionals. An effort to help cities like Lafayette, which just paid a ransom, are underway

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Introducing The Colorado Sun’s column on jobs, unemployment and hiring: What’s Working?

A new weekly and temporary guide from The Colorado Sun to get those who have a job and those who need one through the pandemic

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Fraudulent unemployment claims continue in Colorado, but 30-50% were stopped “at the front door”

New unemployment claims for the first time last week dropped below the highest point of the Great Recession.

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Many Colorado restaurants have closed. The ones still open aren’t sure how long they can weather coronavirus.

State data shows that even though restaurants have recovered some since April, the industry is still down thousands of jobs. More than 2,500 establishments have shut down since March.

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Fraud, ID theft in Colorado have shifted during coronavirus. Now is the time to double down on protection.

A flood of federal relief overwhelmed outdated government systems as fraudsters exploited cracks with data likely stolen long ago. But don’t give up on protecting personal data, say security pros.